“Look: the trees exist; the houses we dwell in stand there stalwartly. Only we pass by it all, like a rush of air. And everything conspires to keep quiet about us, half out of shame perhaps, half out of some secret hope.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies This is my contribution to the latest … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure!
I would like to send a huge thank you to every one of you who has followed, commented on and liked belgradestreets through 2013 I wish every one of you a safe and happy New Year wherever it takes you... More to come from belgradestreets in 2013 Andy
“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.
"I'll take your part When darkness comes And pain is all around Like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down Like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down" Lyrics from "Bridge over troubled water" by Simon and Garfunkel. This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves
"I don't need your answered prayers Or the chains your lover wears I don't need your rings of gold Or the secrets that you hold Lift me up, Lift me up and I'll fall with you lift me up Let your love lift me up" Lyrics from "Lift me up" by Bruce Springsteen This is … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Up
Zoo. Prison or preserve? Our responsibility to protect wildlife? Our desire to control, classify, incarcerate? Roaring, railing, roaming, ranging. Restrained by railings and ramparts? Animals looking out, humans looking in? The reverse? Need we do this? If not, would we suffer, would our knowledge of the world be diminished? Animals. Are we any better?
Grids, lines, patterns, symbolism. Symmetry. Asymmetry. Lone man steps out. Open bins. Closed shutters. Circular balconies. Private boxes for the Kalemegdan show? Sorrowful eyes behind mosaic bars. Windows to the soul. Dvojka, chariot of the gods. These are belgradestreets.
The afternoon sun did not warm him. The families passing by in the park, laughing, playing, shouting, did not register. Could it get worse? What should he do? Thoughts of home weighed heavy on his mind. This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.
The snow has come early this year! These images were snatched on my iPhone earlier today, just wanted to share the impact of the heavy snow over the weekend. Temperatures well below freezing, forecast to be -12C tonight. All those years when, as a child, I prayed for a "White" Christmas seem so long ago … Continue reading first snow…
Kalemegdan park hosts exhibitions of blown up photographs on the terrace that overlooks the Sava. Right now there are three such displays. A series of outstanding images from Moscow. A captivating collection of images depicting each state of the USA. And, for me, the best, a series of images of doors of Belgrade... ...which got … Continue reading recycled doors