Spanish Doors • The Final • Thursday Doors

This is the final batch of Spanish Doors as entry for February 27, 2020 Thursday Doors. Hosted by Norm 2.0. Two weeks ago I posted some blue doors that I encountered in Cadaquès, Catalunia, Spain. Last week’s post was centered around the doors of Salvador Dali’s house there. Whereas this week, the remainder of interesting … Continue reading Spanish Doors • The Final • Thursday Doors

Not So Welcoming Door • Thursday Doors

Not so welcoming door • Thursday Doors cropped

‘Not So Welcoming Door’ is the entry for this week’s Thursday Doors, which is hosted by Norm 2.0. To say he’s got a ‘thing’ for doors is a bit of an understatement… The sign may say ‘Welcome!’, the look in the tenant’s says something completely different… For my previous Thursday Doors submission, see this.

Moroccan door in blue • Thursday Doors

Pastel blue door • Thursday Doors

‘Moroccan door in blue’ is the entry for this week’s Thursday Doors, which is hosted by Norm 2.0. To say he’s got a ‘thing’ for doors is a bit of an understatement… This Moroccan door in blue – an oil on linen work by Ingeborg Müller – is being exhibited in Pulchri Studio in The … Continue reading Moroccan door in blue • Thursday Doors

Joost Swarte Door • Thursday Doors

Thursday doors CLOSED-close-up

Joost Swarte Door is my entry for this week’s Thursday Doors, which is hosted by Norm Frampton. The illustration on the window is by one of Holland’s renowned cartoonists, Joost Swarte. The sign on the door reads ‘Closed! On Mondays as well’ which is a pun on the fact that in the Netherlands many – … Continue reading Joost Swarte Door • Thursday Doors

Hidden Gem • Thursday Doors

‘Hidden Gem’ is the entry for January 30, 2020 Thursday Doors. Hosted by Norm 2.0. In downtown the Hague many, if not all who don’t know its secret, walk past this rather bland door, without wondering what the name “Rusthof” (“Retreat”) actually entails. When you step through that door its secret is not immediately revealed. … Continue reading Hidden Gem • Thursday Doors

Korean Doors • Thursday Doors • CBW

Korean doors

Korean Doors is a ‘shared’ post. It is my entry for this week’s Thursday Doors, which is hosted by Norm Frampton. As well as for Cee’s Black & White Challenge, which theme this week is ‘Doors and Drawers’. Doors of a different kind, but doors nonetheless. These doors belong to an antique cupboard my parents … Continue reading Korean Doors • Thursday Doors • CBW

Awaiting renovation • Thursday Doors

Awaiting renovation • Thursday doors

Awaiting renovation is my entry for this week’s Thursday Doors hosted by Norm Frampton. This door was awaiting renovation. I’m happy to say that the tenant decided to paint it red again. My favourite colour when it comes to this kind of doors belonging to one of the majestic houses in The Hague. Click here … Continue reading Awaiting renovation • Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors 28 May • Short Doors

Short Doors • Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors 28 May • Short Doors My previous posts mainly featured doors of a normal height, i.e. 2 to 2.10 meters, or some 6.6 – 6.9 foot. While the below doors may seem normal at first glance, they stand barely 1.80 meters or 5.9 foot tall. Short enough to give you a blinding headache … Continue reading Thursday Doors 28 May • Short Doors

Thursday Doors 14 May • What’s Behind That Door

Doorway Flower Shop • Thursday Doors

Have you ever wondered, like me, what’s behind that door browsing through all the entries into Norm’s Thursday Doors challenge? In the western world we tend to keep our front doors firmly shut for a multitude of reasons. Not so in Cuba… …where people tend to use their doorway to sell flowers for instance …where … Continue reading Thursday Doors 14 May • What’s Behind That Door