In photos: Summertime in Vondelpark


“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby A few Fridays ago, we spontaneous met a friend of ours for drinks and conversation in the sun. We sat outside the recent(ish)ly opened Vondelpark 3 and surrounded by a hundred shades of green on the trees, we watched the world cycle, run, skate and rollerblade by. Some even walked... And this is what winter looks like in Vondelpark ... a little bit different, right?

Frances M. Thompson

Londoner turned wanderer, Frankie is an author, freelance writer and blogger. Currently based in Amsterdam, Frankie was nomadic for two years before settling down with her Australian partner and having a baby boy in July 2015. In 2017, she launched WriteNOW Cards, affirmation cards for writers that help build a productive and positive writing practice. When not writing contemporary fiction, Frankie shops for vintage clothes, dances to 70s disco music and chases her son around Amsterdam.
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