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In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words with out a heart.
John Bunyan

4 Comments CherryPie on Apr 3rd 2016

The two half-relief figures of  wolves above the gateway are the only remainders of this edifice. The right-hand wall runs steeply up toward the Naamestraat to a ruin that is accesible via an outside staircase. The gateway appears to be an archway, but it was probably a wall tower in which a passageway to the [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 14th 2015

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 8th 2015

A fountain with 9 jets of water is at the centre of the garden. The stairs that lead to the garden are decorated with reliefs of Oscar Jespers, Charles Leplae and Rik Poot. The rows of trees lead towards the statue of King Albert I on his horse below. On the right, little fountains and [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2015

You never enjoy the world aright, till the Sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens, and crowned with the stars; and perceive yourself to be the sole heir of the whole world, and more than so, because men are in it who are every one sole heirs as well [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 23rd 2015

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