One Word Sunday: Layered

Front Garden

About two years ago our building was given a face lift. The garden also had to suffer, and to make room for the scaffolding they removed some of the stones from the porch, but they piled them up neatly in the garden. After the work had been completed they were replaced. In the meanwhile I found them handy for my potted plants.

One Word Sunday: Layered

One Word Sunday: Home

my cOn the Porch

Home is being surrounded by comfort, safety and the daily routine. I think this sums it up for me: my walking stick, the walker in the distance and my computer. This is outside on the porch, but inside it would be similar. I would be in the kitchen is the only difference.

And at the moment I have my daily birds –  here some green finches.


One Word Sunday: Home

One Word Sunday: Fire

ouFirefighter Exercise Feldbrunnen-Riedholz

I even surprised myself by finding this photo of fire in my collection. It was some years ago when I was still a member of the village first aid group and we had a meeting to watch a demonstration of how our village fire brigade extinguishes fires. First of all they had to make a fire and I was there with my camera to capture it all.

One Word Sunday: Fire

One Word Sunday: Famous

Kaisergruft - Kaiser Franz Joseph

I am afraid my meetings with the famous are almost non-existent. I only ever meet them at their final resting places. However on a visit to Vienna we visited the Kaisergruft (emperor crypt) containg the previous rulers of Austria (and Hungary). This is the tomb of Kaiser Franz Joseph, that marked the end of the K and K dynasty. He is surrounded by his children that also met an untimely death, but Franz Joseph left his mark on Europe. He was the guy with the long sideboards as was the custom in those days.

Vienna is the place for visiting the departed and has the largest cemetery in Europe. I spent many happy hours taking photos there.

One Word Sunday: Famous