Shutterspeed: Zürich

Four years ago my mum and I went to visit my sister in Zürich, Switzerland. She was doing an internship there and we had decided to take the night train from the Netherlands to Zürich, which would drop us off right in the middle of the city after about ten hours. I spent the visit... Continue Reading →

Shutterspeed: Colourful Dublin

My last day in the British Isles this summer was spent in Dublin, the colourful capital of Ireland. I had never been there before, but it had been on my list for a long time, and how I'd love to go back! I walked through the streets of Dublin early in the morning, inhaling the crisp morning... Continue Reading →

Histourism: Tintern Abbey

Yesterday I visited the famous Tintern Abbey in the southeast of Wales, close to the border with England. The first time I ever heard of it was during my Bachelor's when we studied William Wordsworth's poem "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey, on Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour, July... Continue Reading →

Shutterspeed: One day in Paris

Whenever I'm in Paris, I always think of Paul Verlaine, one of my favourite poets, who wrote the following lines: "Quais de Paris! Beaux souvenirs! J'étais agile, J'étais, sinon bien riche, à mon aise, en ces temps... J'étais jeune et j'avais des goûts très militants, Tel, un bon iconographobibliophile." "Paris down by the Seine--memories! I... Continue Reading →

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