People in galleries facinate me just as much as the paintings themselves.What struck me when I first saw this shot of De Staalmeesters painted by Rembrandt in 1662 was “what if the people in the painting could talk?” What would they be saying?
Thomas “Tom” or “Tommy” Simpson (30 November 1937 – 13 July 1967) was one of Britain’s most successful professional cyclists. He was born in Haswell, County Durham and later moved to Harworth, Nottinghamshire. Simpson began road cycling as a teenager before taking up track cycling, specialising in pursuit races. He won a bronze medal for track cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics and a silver at…
The evening before we were in Brussels we stayed at a hotel in Masstricht where the lobby and bar were decorated with cycling paintings and Jerseys from teams that have stayed there before us.Here is a fave.
The Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert (French) or Koninklijke Sint-Hubertusgalerijen (Dutch) is a glazed shopping arcade in Brussels that preceded other famous 19th-century shopping arcades such as the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan and The Passage in St Petersburg.
It always amazes me how people look when taking pictures.They look frozen while dancing.
Among all the tourist magnets there are in Brussels I was more taken by this chaps beard. Impressive don’t you think.