Hoisting the Sails From all the adventures of my youth I only seem to miss the sailing trips in Holland. To be under canvas to one of those sandy shored islands was brilliant, a respite from everyday trials and oppressions. The images of ships and boats came with me, forming my growing, my dreams and … More Five Photos, Five Days Challenge: Day Five
Sailing This two-master was my home for a week in autumn, year after year, for more than a decade. The tides would command our rhythm of days. We had to sail together or we would never leave a port. Steering the ship was my delight, yet I enjoyed every handiwork with the sails, the rigging, … More Five Photos, Five Days Challenge: Day Two
The Lure of the Sea There was this yearning deep inside as I grew up in the French tinted part of Germany, south west, in the valley of the Rhine. My eyes would follow the river barges with longing imagining all the way to where they reached the sea. We had beautiful forests and … More Five Photos, Five Days Challenge: Day One
Captain Of My Soul This is the light Dancing in your eyes The fog outside Can never reach wide Where it springs Certain rings A token of grace A heavenly glaze The light is there In front inside Just to remind ´Ere you go blind The winters gone Hurts of bone In another realm Since … More Captain Of My Soul, aye!