Marianne‘s second Friday theme in November is simply windows…
You can look out the window:
He is looking
Out the window
We start with my favourite window ever – from my favourite house in Switzerland! I can hear the sound from the fountain outside the window all the way to the Caribbean, and it reminds me so much of all those visits to my father’s uncle and his wife during my childhood (and last year)… The window itself is a classical Swiss wooden-framed one – maybe as old as the house?
A room with a view – we were staying in style the first time O and I went to London together – in the new Hilton hotel by Tower Bridge. As in many hotels in big cities, it was impossible to open the window so I had to take the photo through it…
I don’t know how many times I have tried to take photos of the heavy rains in Brussels (and Puerto Rico)… It is just impossible to really show off the intensity of the downpours but this is one attempt taken through my living room window – do you see the person / couple struggling with an umbrella on the pavement?
Another photo from Switzerland – the view from a train window! Vineyards along the Geneva Lake (Lac Léman) between Lausanne and Geneva. I love travelling by train – you see and experience so much more than if flying. Too bad that train travel has become so expensive in Europe, but maybe with the current crisis it will become cheaper again?! When I was a student I used to travel by train; my longest train journey was from Copenhagen to Naples in the south of Italy ~24 hours (including two changes)!
O wanted to wash the company car (that he was returning) his last evening in Brussels before moving to Puerto Rico in 2007. I sat in the car feeling sad that he was leaving while he scrubbed the car 😦
Or you can look at the reflection that the window makes:
There’s a woman
On the outside
Does she see me?
No she does not
Really see me
Cause she sees
Her own reflection
This is a photo of my friend R and I with the canale della Giudecca behind us reflected in a window on a cold winter day in Venice 3½ years ago.
Another photo of a window reflection in Italy – my friend P and I checking out the Victor & Rolf shop window in Milan. The shop was closed as it was Sunday but looking in we were fascinated by the way the whole shop was built upside down!!
The lyrics are from the song Tom’s Diner by Suzanne Vega (who just happens to be standing by a window in this video):
Other participants in the Friday Show & tell: Anki, Anna, Anne, Annika, Aurorabuddha, Barbamorsan, Cecilia, Desiree, Emma, IngaBritt, Jemaya, Kicki, Lena, Leopardia, Lia, Lullun, Mais-oui, Marianne, Marie, Marina, Mia, Mia D, Millan, Nilla, Nina, Petra C, Petra H, Saltis, Simone, Strandmamman, Tätortstimotej-Anna, Ulrika, and Victoria.