A collection of some of pictures all taken by smartphones only.

alice herz-sommer

Alice Herz-Sommer

The Lady in Number 6 is one of the most inspirational stories ever told.


Lighthouse of Hellevoetsluis NL / picture by PD ... one of the firsts movies at Instagram ever ...

For ages we told the people around that this lighthouse is owned by us but they found out that this is NOT true ;-) ... Still one of the finest lighthouses in the Netherlands.


Movies are a source of inspiration and provide a lot of information as well. Here is a selection of important movies .


Penguins in Antarctica

“It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.” – Joe Moore.

1800 voices

1800 voices / Katwijk NL

Every year several thousand men come to Katwijk's Nieuwe Kerk for the men's singing evenings to sing Psalms, hymns and spiritual songs together.

Frank Dell

A new page on Mr Frank Dell has been created ... we lost a meaningful friend May 2022.

blue angel

Blauwe Engel

The train as in use on the tracks along the house of grandparents.

het dorp Nieuwenhoorn

The village of Nieuwenhoorn is named after the polder in which the village is built. This polder was released on Christmas Eve 1367 by Machteld van Voorne for diking. Most of the houses in the village of Nieuwenhoorn stood along the dike.


One of the most historically significant films of all time , by Steven Spielberg.


Olivier Latry / Notre-Dame de Paris

The origins of the pipe organ can be traced back to the hydraulis in Ancient Greece, in the 3rd century BC.


Tori Amos made the difference ... long ago ...

It has been a long way ... a search for the ultimate sound as performed by the Max-Adam-piano/Berlin from grandparents yrs '60 ... the real igninition was by Tori Amos / China ... finally the 'feel-and-touch-and-sound arrived by a digital version ... no complains by neighbors so far ;-)