Blooming Odd

This masterpiece is by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder. Called A Still Life of Flowers in a Wan-Li Vase, it was painted around 1609! It hangs in the National Gallery, London. It’s a beautiful vase of flowers. There’s nothing odd about that, you may say. But you’d be wrong. These flowers could not exist together in […]

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A working clock from the 1400s

It’s the third oldest clock and oldest working clock in the world. Found in old town square, Prague. We walked past it many times, but kept missing the hour when the clock would chime! Just around the corner is the place where 27 Bohemian Protestants were executed for their part in a revolt against the […]

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An odd little duck

Some may say a duck in uniform is a little odd. But we think he’s charming. Spotted the soldier in Edinburgh🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 We were walking along the Royal Mile when my husband stopped at a shop window and pointed him out. He’s been ours ever since. For Becky’s Odd Squares Challenge

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