Lining Up in Front of Anne Frank’s House — Nes Felicio Photography – Amsterdam the Netherlands

Trapped in a room with war and chaos spreading all around, persecution increasing by the day. That is not a description of today but the experiences of Anne Frank almost 80 years ago. “It’s difficult in times like these: ideals, dreams and cherished hopes rise within us, only to be crushed by grim reality. It’s […]

Lining Up in Front of Anne Frank’s House — Nes Felicio Photography

This a re-blog of a photography blog that I have followed for a few years. It seems to ring a bell for me. Click the link to read the full post.

Many years ago my mother and I went to see the Anna Frank house in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The rooms were very small and displayed there was a photo of Anna on an information display. My feelings opened up that day. I had a moment of realization about the many books I had read about the Second World War. All that sorrow and pain became more real to me. Seeing young Anna’s face and all her promise snuffed out brought home to me, the terrible loss of humanity in the II World War.

Having read her diaries being there in the rooms was a truly sad and memorable experience. Anna was full of love and dreams.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”– Anne Frank ~Retrieved 6-5-2020

Thanks for stopping by my kitchen.

Take care of yourself wherever you may be today.


About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.
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2 Responses to Lining Up in Front of Anne Frank’s House — Nes Felicio Photography – Amsterdam the Netherlands

  1. mydangblog says:

    I haven’t yet been there but I’m sure it was a profound experience.

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