Hello all, it has been a while. I have been using my time over the past few weeks to write some new articles and I know full well I have neglected you all a bit. I am going to tell you about a building I know very well, inside and out, in my hometown ofContinue reading “Where counts live”
Have a seat! My dear traveller, have I got a story for you today! Allow me to take you to the 15th century. The city of Leiden was a large town, growing fast with the weaving industry. The hustle & bustle must have been amazing in those days. The growing town attracted plenty of newcomers,Continue reading “The oldest house in my town”
Just a short post to direct you to the Exhibition Page of my little realm to inform you of this magical exhibition that I went to last Sunday!
Now that the world basically has stopped turning due to a modern ‘plague’ I feel the need to share with you pictures of one of the oldest houses in my country The Netherlands and lucky me, I live very close to it! So, just to cheer you up I am sharing these. The house wasContinue reading “14th century house”
There are three stones buried in the streets of Leiden, which aren’t just decoration, they actually mark the city’s medieval different districts. The stones not only function as a border between the districts, it was also the place where law was practised in public; which means that many punishments and executions were held here. TheContinue reading “The Law Stones”