“In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount.”

― Haruki Murakami, After Dark



(Decorated door, Mechelen)

WordPress Photo Challenge – Converge – (re)converge(d)


photography101: weekend one (two)

A second response to the photo101 “weekend homework”

I came across this sculpture in a hollow in the park in the centre of Brussel close to the Palace.

Faded and run down but alluring…

This time some colour in my photos.

Le me know what you think and have a great weekend!

Now time for a glass of wine 😉

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After a little digging around on the web I have discovered that the statue is “La Madeleine repentante (1779) de Jérôme Duquesnoy repose dans une grotte artificielle dans le fond du parc.”

The woody hollow itself is a throwback to an ancient valley that predates the construction of the park. In September 1830 Dutch soldiers were trapped and defeated here by revolutionaries. The place was closed to the public throughout the second half of the 19th Century and even today has an eerie and unsettling atmosphere…


photography101: bliss


I am listening…

“Of all the conceptions of pure bliss that people and poets have dreamed of, listening to the harmony of the spheres always seemed to me the highest and most intense.”
– Hesse

From martelaars plein.

NaBloPoMo 6 of 30 – photography101:4


caravane culturelle syrienne

A “pop up” street gallery, Syrian art in the heart of Brussel.

The caravan is touring various parts of Europe revealing, through art and engagement, the life of the people suffering behind the scenes.

Images blowing in the wind need little explanation.


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