Time is flying, and once again it's time to get a post together for Paint Party Friday, hosted by Eva and Kristin. Today I am sharing another page in my family journal, using a photo of my Great Grandma Rachel with her 2 daughters, Sadie and Fannie, my great aunts. I don't know where her 'boys' were on this photo, but I love seeing how happy they look, even my great grandma is smiling:
I made 2 new stamps this week, Tony the tiger and Stripey the cat.
Toni looks like he has been crossed with a rhino, so I think I need to do a bit more work on him!
And I am showing more of the photos taken last week in Duisburg.
The first part of the photos can be found here.
Niki de Saint Phalle's wonderful lifesaver fountain has been restored and repaired, and is once again turning and spraying water:
Two musicians were sitting on the rim of the fountain, and played the most enchanting melodies with their percussion instruments, so we enjoyed a break and sat and listened to them:
There were lots of merry-go-rounds for the kids:
And then it was time to board the ship for the harbour tour. Duisburg has the largest river harbour in Europe, and one of the largest in the world, and there is a lot to see. You can read more information here
This is the swan gate, the entrance to the harbour:
To the left of the tower you can see the old corn silos:
As I was born and brought up by the London Docks, I am always fascinated by all the cranes, ships and bridges to be seen:
We were able to enjoy drinks and snacks on board during the 2 hour tour:
In my next post I will, show more pics, including those of the historical part of the harbour, dating back to the 8th century.
Have a great day, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!