There’s a Sphinx in the front yard…

“Which creature has one voice
and yet becomes four-footed
and two-footed
and three-footed?”
“Man—who crawls on all fours as a baby,
then walks on two feet as an adult,
and then uses a walking stick in old age”.

“There are two sisters:
one gives birth to the other
and she, in turn, gives birth to the first.
Who are the two sisters?”

“day and night”

Photos: dievca Hudson Yards - outside of the 7 subway station 10/2019

Olisipona kneels


Hidden in the trees.
Visited by peacocks, kitties, and tourists.

Olisipona kneels

Offering herself.
Offering the City.

The city of Lisbon’s ancient name, Olisipo (Ulyssipo), may be derived from the Phoenician alis ubbo (“delightful little port”) or from the legend that the city’s founder was Odysseus.
Olisipo was used by the Lusitanians, the Visigoths changed the name to Olisipona and the Moors modified it to Lishbuna – moving towards the modern-day Lisbon.

And in the Castelo de São Jorge which stands majestically above Lisbon. The Lady – Olisipona, from whom the City of Lisbon gained its original name, kneels.

Photos: dievca, Castelo de São Jorge Lisbon Portugal 08/2019

Cykels – remembering

Do you remember the heat of the Summer?
Cruising along on your bike?
Bicycles = Freedom

Stopping to flirt with the girls or boys?
Time had no meaning.
~Summers were Endless~


Photos: dievca Sweden 08/2019