Early April, a friend and I went to the Oostvaardersplassen, here in the Netherlands. It’s a nature reserve that I’d never been to before (they have a herd of Konik horses!). It was a chilly and windy day and I was so glad I brought my cosy down jacket and a rain jacket on topContinue reading “On a chilly, windy day”
Tag Archives: landscape
Winds of change
When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills Chinese proverb
Advice from a sand dune
Stay loose Embrace the winds of change Make positive ripples Don’t get carried away Show your true grit!
Tectonics created this beautiful place: Þingvellir, Iceland. I wonder what it’s like now that there aren’t hordes of tourists trying to get their own glimpses of this wonder of nature. ❤
In the reflection
Come to see me. You will find my truth in the reflection – Lyrics from ‘Medusa’ by Tarja
The Viking City
Birka, Sweden’s first city and one of the most important trading centres for the Vikings for over 200 years. Now it’s one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Definitely great for a visit if you love Vikings, archaeology and nature!
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. – Lao Tzu
A record of events
Rocks are records of events that took place at the time they were formed. They are books. They have a different vocabulary, a different alphabet, but you learn how to read them – John McPhee