Sunday, September 21, 2014

A piece of sunshine

A piece of sunshine from times past. An old, East-German manufactured Trabant sits alone under a tree.

Looks like it's well-loved, though!

Saturday, September 20, 2014


In the late Seventies, fifteen year-old actress-then-model, Brooke Shields, purred in an ad for Calvin Klein jeans, "You know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing. Absolutely nothing," which made some believe she wore no underwear under her jeans.

I'm not sure if Brooke did, but I don't think  this girl does!

See other reflections on James' WEEKEND REFLECTIONS.

Friday, September 19, 2014

SKYWATCH--gray sky, black bird

It's a black bird, not a blackbird, at least black in its silhouette. I think it's a pigeon, perched under an arch in Kalemegdan Park.  Just  below it stands this fellow, so I imagine the bird's keeping its distance! See other skies on SKYWATCH.

Thursday, September 18, 2014


When I walk early in Tasmajdan Park, I often see this woman on the same park bench.  Of course she's not there in inclement weather, but when it's warmish, she is, and I go early enough to see her awaken, make her 'bed', and then do her hair.  And then she speaks, sometimes softly, sometimes in a harsh voice, to  her suitcase.

Of course I don't stick around to eavesdrop, but this is so sad. I wonder what her story is.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ABC WEDNESDAY--"J" is for "Just by chance"

Or maybe "Just for fun," since I can't help but not believe these two ladies set out with matching heads and weren't aware of it.  One has a definite preference for red, the other for blue.

See other Js on Mrs. Nesbitt's ABC WEDNESDAY.

NOTE:  When I clicked on ABC WEDNESDAY to link up, I learned that Mrs. Nesbitt's husband is ill and that she will be temporarily putting aside ABC Wednesday. Prayers to her and her family.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Symbols behind a symbol

The statue of the Victor in Kalemegdan Park is a symbol of  Belgrade, and the humble sparrow has become the city's mascot, as I explained to you in this post last April.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Catch a falling star....

"Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket...." goes the song. And that's exactly what I did when I found this piece of decoration on a park bench. I'm a lost cause when it comes to picking up junk I can use...or not.