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How many days in a year?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Seeing that it’s the 15th already, and my previous post was over 10 days ago, I think we can safely say I’m not doing a 365 this year. I could still do a 350, or a 300, but that’s not quite the same thing. So, I’ll just not give it any name, and just get on with it.

Yesterday it started snowing. First a very thin white dusting in the morning, but in the evening it was a lot more, and I took a few pics out of the window in the middle of the night, just for documentation – not a blog post. Also shot a few seconds of video, to see the movement of the flakes. Pausing the video gave a nice effect to that movement, so I took a screenshot of that. And that made me want to post it:

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streetlight in snow
or snow in streetlight

Update 14.30hr:

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Yesterday’s umbrella

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

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Wet

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

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New Year’s Light

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Maybe this is the first photo of another 365, maybe it isn’t. Haven’t decided yet! :-)

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Autumn in the street

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Sometimes you don’t have to go very far to see the beauty of nature and light.
This one was not edited, only cropped. Taken with my iPhone, as I turned into my street returning from the supermarket.

Of course, cropping was essential, here’s what it looked like without the benefit of a zoomlens:

Obviously, the real thing was way better – but maybe it’s good we can’t capture the real thing; we’d stay indoors all day looking at pictures instead of experiencing the fleeting beauty that comes and goes with the seasons.

A day at the beach

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Last week Sunday it was surprisingly sunny and warm, so we decided to go to the beach in Scheveningen.

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Summer update – August

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

In August, we went to Venice!
It was quite busy, and very warm. So we spent three days of our week at a really nice swimming pool, not too far from Mestre, the mainland part of Venice.

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Misty morning in Holland, as seen from the train to Schiphol

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Snowy mountains in the clouds over Italy – I think…

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Colourful Venice

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Venetian wildlife

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Slippers in the sun

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Up …

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Light

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Gondolas

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Floor in swimming pool as seen through my sunbed

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Looking up from sunbed by the swimming pool…

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By the poolside

Summer update

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

So… Long time no update! Let’s catch up then :-)

In July, we had rain.

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Rainy Sunday morning

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Rainy Sunday afternoon

After the rain there was sun.

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It stopped! (the rain)

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At home, I left a thin slice of melon skin on top of a near empty wine glass. Eventually it curled up and fell in…

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Beautiful decay

When July finally got really sunny and summery, I went to England, where it was … raining.

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Well, not the first day, which had quite a few sunny spells, which I enjoyed while in a 5 hour traffic jam.

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While it was raining outside, this really nice staircase in the museum of Liverpool was perfectly dry.

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We also kept it dry on the ferry across the Mersey, where I took the following photo inside the corridor that leads to the ferry on the south side.

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Of course by the time I landed in Amsterdam again, the summery weather had passed already.Typical ;-)

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Arrival at Schiphol airport

What do you see?

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

In the first photo I see tree branches, but also a ‘net’ of ‘veins’. The second photo shows me a flower that’s got more light shining on it than its surroundings.

But … I wonder: what do you see in the third photo? ;-)

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More flowers

Monday, June 11th, 2012

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