Originally posted on lukraakvars:
I recently went to see Disney on Ice. And as expected, it was magical. But now I have been thinking, why are all these fairy tales always from the princess’ view? Why do we only hear from the Prince when the princess needs some kind of rescuing or when the writer thinks ok, the audience must be quite sick of just the princess, the men also need to relate in some way, queue Prince Charming! Yes, yes in some cases it’s not a prince, like in Aladdin, Tangled (Although in the original Rapunzel it is a prince and not the Smoulder) and the newest craze Frozen. But it seems that it is always a princess, except Mulan, no prince or princess there. THERE IS HOPE!
There are two Disney movies I can think of that is from the Prince’s view: 1 is the heart warming…
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Originally posted on retireediary:
I can tell you that this is not Monet’s Japanese footbridge , maybe not one that inspired Monet.
However, this was the first thing came to mind, when I saw this footbridge in the Ritsurin Gardens in ShikokThis footbridge, although offers a curve profile like the one in Monet’s painting, has quite a few intermittent column supports, whereas the Monet’s footbridge has a column free arch superstructure.
Unfortunately, there were also no water lilies near to the footbridge. However, there were a few big koi swimming around, which added to the atmosphere.
For comparison, I am also posting a sepia version of this footbridge.
It is my dream that one day, I will visit Giverny where Monet designed and built his Japanese footbridge. For…
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