Local Heart, Global Soul

November 30, 2019

Answers In The Cards?

Painter Natalia told me that she is very heavily influenced by Tarot cards, astrology and many things mystical. This is completely not my thing and the only thing I know about Tarot card is that they have pictures on them that some people believe have meaning. I’m not one of these people, but, hey, …each to their own. Natalia tells me that this painting is based on the Tarot card “the falling / hanging man” and since I had no clue what that meant I will leave the link to the site that explained it to me. Apparently this jester / fool hangs by his foot from a tree and in doing so gains a new perspective on the world. I still can’t says I am a fan, or that I “get it”, but I’m assuming that it’s an interesting painting for those who do believe in Tarot and the like.

Hanged Man Tarot Card Meaning

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

December 19, 2013

Red Pedestrian Crossings And Unusual Roofs As We Head Northward…

Filed under: LUXEMBOURG,Mersch Region,PHOTOGRAPHY — kiwidutch @ 1:00 am
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(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

In this post from my retrospective travel diary of 2102, we are leaving the small town of Mersch in Luxembourg and continuing our travels northwards.

As usual I’m taking photographs from the front seat of the car and documenting our journey.

The scenery consists mostly of small towns, villages with architecture typical of the region and either rural agricultural or forested landscape.

A few buildings had a character all of their own, but in general the only thing that raised our eyebrows was the pedestrian crossing that consisted of white stripes on a red background rather than the white and black arrangement we are more used to seeing.

We only saw this twice, and in the same village so maybe it was for a specific purpose (everywhere else there were just the normal “zebra”crossings). One building made us laugh, it had a very large overhang of the street frontage facing roof-line: why build a porch when you can have this? Let’s take a look…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

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