January 27, Marjan sang the requiem “The Flood” written by Douwe Eisinga in the Zeeuws Concertkoor in the Vlissingen St. Jacobskerk. As an amateur I took some pictures, doing my best to be as inconspicuous as possible, not to get in anyone’s way, not to make a sound and not to disturb the requiem… SoContinue reading “Requiem “The Flood””
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A winter walk on the island of Neeltje Jans
Despite the fact that it is midwinter in the Netherlands, it was 13 degrees Celsius with a warm sun in the province of Zeeland.Everything was covered with a green layer of moss and many of the blackberry bushes had been mowed away by “Natuurmonumenten” with large heavy machines.Way too much nitrogen… Purslane grows very wellContinue reading “A winter walk on the island of Neeltje Jans”
#regel17 or #rule17 in Zeeland.
There is a long list of ethical rules that define etiquette for cyclists.There is also a list that recumbent riders must adhere to and one of those rules is number 17.To comply with rule 17, it is useful to have a smartphone with you …But the other rules are also very useful to adhere to!Continue reading “#regel17 or #rule17 in Zeeland.”
I mounted my camera on a tripod and waited to see what happened. .
Just a beautiful version of Leonard Cohen’s “famous blue raincoat”
Last weekend there was a festival at NoordBeveland near Kortgene. It’s the “Endless Island Festival” 2022. We have experienced two days of this fun relaxed celebration. There was a lot of music, food, art, culture and … nice people! I made some photos … have to wait till next year …
Zephyr and Bob-yak
I gave my Zephyr recumbent some good maintenance and plucked the old Bob-yak from the ceiling of our shed, where it hanged for 20 years. Some black paint, new bearings, grease and a bit oil after a good cleaning was all it took to be ready to roll. It’s funny that Strava asked if IContinue reading “Zephyr and Bob-yak”
Our roof needs maintenance
Our roof needs maintenance because the PVC foil that has been under the green roof for 24 years has become unreliable. Especially along the exposed edges, the plasticizers have disappeared from the PVC due to the UV light. Now I am replacing it with 1.52 mm thick EPDM foil.It is a lot of work toContinue reading “Our roof needs maintenance”
International Women’s day 2022
For me there’s no escaping it with so many female close relatives… today is International Women’s Day! Listen to Coco ! Every year on March 8, this music is played by my wife….. and this old LP is played …
A new offspring is born!
She was born at the time of the year 2022 when the blossom in the almond tree is blooming as a sign that spring has begun… 03-03-2022 . Her name is Coco. In a time of viruses, wars, climate disasters and economic crises, her birth is a bright spot in our family. Let the worldContinue reading “A new offspring is born!”
Headwindcycling, the Dutch Championships 2022
It was pouring rain when I arrived this morning. Within half an hour I was cold and wet to my skin, despite the (not waterproof) rain gear. I’ll show you the photos that I took anyway. Fortunately, my photo equipment withstood the rain well, thanks to the good protection that has been carried along inContinue reading “Headwindcycling, the Dutch Championships 2022”
Dutch Championships Headwindcycling 2022
Tomorrow will be the 2022-edition of the Dutch Championships Headwindcycling! The last edition was in December 2018, which seems a long time ago … I’ll be there … with my camera! A couple of photos I made in 2018, as a reminder … The weather forecast is bad for photographers … lots of rain!
In the country with a lot of cycling, the Netherlands, a l’eroica has never been organized … Why not? How did that happen ? Isn’t it time to start next year ? Just seeing these videos already makes me happy … I can’t wait to cycle along with such an event myself … Only happyContinue reading “L’EROICA”
Zeeland nature in January
It has not frozen much in Zeeland this winter. The little nature that is left is claimed by “natuurmonumenten” and treated and maintained as a garden with native plants. The rivers are heavily polluted with polycyclic hydrocarbons, poly- and perfluoroalkyls and other pollution. It doesn’t matter for landscape photography, because it’s pollution that isn’t visibleContinue reading “Zeeland nature in January”
The weather forecast was correct; rain showers !
Especially with this type of weather it is great fun to take beautiful pictures. Although it is important to protect the expensive equipment against too much moisture. But … if you are too protective, you will miss the most beautiful moments again.