Yesterday I walked the dog again in Vlissingen-Oost, looking out over the Westerschelde.
The Westerschelde on a rainy day, DOW-Terneuzen as seen from Vlissingen-East.
Today I was as good as the only one who walked his dog on the former work island Neeltje Jans.
I am terribly annoyed by all the commotion surrounding the US presidential elections, corona measures, saving the neoliberal economy, exploiting the environment and many other things that are all important. Today, the clouds invited me to take a ride in my Quest. So I put on my in-ear speakers, put on some quiet blues music,Continue reading “the beautiful clouds called for a ride”
Today I cycled a bit through the industrial area of Vlissingen. A lot has changed. And before new installations can be built, the old one must first be safely demolished. EPZ’s coal-fired power plant has been out of operation for years and its chimney is now being demolished. Of all Thermphos buildings, only the skeletonContinue reading “Cycling in Vlissingen-Oost”
always beautiful, just walking the dog on the island of Neeltje Jans with this kind of music in your head …
We went for walk in this area yesterday … I couldn’t resist taking a picture of these old bikes …
Walking the dog on this Sundaymorning
Yesterday I had a nice ride in my velomobile. It was not about speed, but about looking at the Zeeland landscape with the eyes of an “actual” photographer. Many horizontal lines in which vertical lines immediately attract attention.The so-called “fertile soil” in Zeeland needs a lot of “fertilizer” and despite the many salty water thatContinue reading “Zeeland”
Full of melancholy I cycled home yesterday after the last night shift … it could be the last … The “phosphoric acid plant” is now blowing the last vapor from its chimney … maybe a few more days … then the factory will die. What a differance compared to the situation on Juli 2010 …Continue reading “melancholy”
Once a week I try to take a nice walk on the former work island Neeltje Jans. That’s what I promised my dog … and a dogowner has to keep his word.
“Lex de Meester will take a portrait of you on a dyke close to the factory“, said Frank Balkenende.At first, I was not enthusiastic about the idea of seeing my old head on the front page of the newspaper, because I just got out of bed after the night shift.But when I heard that LexContinue reading “headshot”
This morning the light was beautiful They were at their spot again …