Sketches

Sunday, 11 January 2009

Schaatsen bij het kasteel

Skating around on the ponds of the castle of Hoensbroek, my town. At last, after 12 years we could skate here again. Schaatsen om kasteel Hoensbroek, vanmorgen vroeg.

4 comments:

Susan Rudat said...

This is very cheerful. Beautiful rendering! Why were you not able to skate for 12 years?

Rene Fijten said...

It didn't freeze enough, winters were too soft. You need at least 12cm ice to be able to skate on it, which takes a week of severe freezing.

A própria said...

Hi, my name is Carolina and I absolutly LOVE this one! I study arts too, in Portugal. Have you ever been here?

cheers from Portugal

Rene Fijten said...

Hello carolina, nice of you to react. Yes I have visited your beautiful country a lot of times: as a student I worked 5 summers as a volonteer to build houses for poor people, in Beja, Viseu, praia de Mira and other villages. But that was a lot of years ago. I guess it's getting time to visit Portugal again...