A niece of mine wrote a book … so I’m reading …
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archiving is progressing
Marjan is lucky. Her father was a mate (deck officer) and sailed all over the world. In the many letters that her mother wrote to her father, a picture of the Netherlands in the fifties was described. Of course, Marjan now also gets a good impression of how her parents were …. Unfortunately, IContinue reading “archiving is progressing”
Wish I was there …
Not one camera phone was used during this performance. Not one word was uttered.
Sometimes the term Black&White doesn’t refer to the picture, but on the life we live …. Roosendaal, 1985.
coloring an old B&W photo
Lochem , 1930. I made a photo of this photo that I found in an old album from my sister …. My mother 16 years old. She paid this official portrait photo of her first salary that she earned as a chambermaid. It was made at a local photography-shop in Lochem, the Netherlands.Continue reading “coloring an old B&W photo”
on the kitchen table
Marjan picked a few roses from the old rose bush. The rose bush is inherited from her mother and has been in our garden for decades. She takes them to Hans. Hans is cremated today.
I regret I could not make a better picture of him. “Memories may be beautiful and yet what’s too painful to remember we simply choose to forget. So it’s the laughter we’ll remember when we remember the way we were.” Farewell Hans !
This little girl is now a beautiful adult woman ….
And in a few days she can celebrate her birthday again … I’m proud to be her father ! This photo was made about 30 years ago. We hid for a rainfall during a hiking holiday in Limburg.
Today I heard that Ecky had a serious accident with his motorcycle and died ……. May he rest in peace. Although I only knew him recently, I loved his humor and good spirit!
good memories ….
When I met beautiful Marjan many years ago, she played this record over and over again …. I don’t understand the lyrics at all and I just don’t bother …. This music gives me good memories …. (just like an old photo is supposed to do)
nothing changed much in the last 50 years ….
and what has been changed for the better …. will be turned back again by the populists … Let’s just hope it won’t end like the classic movie ….