Monday, 30 December 2013

Our World Tuesday, ABC Wednesday, IJ for IJsselland Hospital

Welcome to Our World Tuesday! This meme continues in memory of the work of Klaus Peter, whose "that's My World" brought people together from around the world every Monday to share the wonders therein--big and small.Please click on our  logo for "Our World Tuesday" in the sidebar. Thank you Team of O. W. T.!

 With thanks to Denise Nesbitt, who created ABC.For more interesting ABC posts click on the logo in the sidebar . This week we are looking for words beginning with IJ or Y.

The entrance( ingang) of this hospital.

The Dutch alphabet (equally for the Netherlands and Flemish Belgium; there is only one standard language and one alphabet) has 26 letters. The last three are x, y, z. In many Dutch primary schools they are taught as x ij z, and the y is called  "Greek y" but pronounced "Griekse ei", or just "ij". Also "i-grec", which is a French loan. We have far more words starting with "ij"or "IJ"than with "y"or "Y ".

Well,  read my introduction please.

What I should like is: put the "ij"back in its rightful place and create a twenty-seventh letter, the letter "y ".

I live near the rivers Lek and...IJssel. One of the hospitals in the neighbourhood is called "IJsselland  Hospital".The IJsselland Hospital lies in the village of Capelle aan den IJssel. It  was opened in 1991.


A shopping- centre

Have a nice cup of coffee.

Visitors can buy flowers for the patients.

one of the sculptures

Sculptures in front of the hospital





Sylvia K said...

What an amazing hospital!! Looks more like a first class hotel!! Terrific captures for the day, Wil! Hope you're enjoying a lovely holiday and wishing you a very Happy New Year!!


Cloudia said...

The Netherlands does everything so excellently!

from Honolulu
Comfort Spiral

Arija said...

Looks like a people friendly hospital.

I always remember Klaus too , he was such a caring and talented person.

I wish You a Happy and Healthy New Year with lots of visits from and with your family.

Roger Owen Green said...

Thanks for this interesting intro

Leslie: said...

Wonderful place! Have a wonderful 2014, Wil.

abcw team

Hildred said...

A great post, Wil, - the hospital looks splendid, - very caring and creative and friendly.

photowannabe said...

Thank you for the fascinating photos of the hospital.
I appreciate your explanation of the letter Y and IJ.
Have a wonderful New Year Wil.

Richard Lawry said...

As always, a very interesting post. Happy New Year from An Arkie's Musings

Lea said...

Very interesting!
Love the teddy bear in the swing
Happy New Year!

retriever said...

Een zeer prachtige ziekenhuis,maar ik ben retired nurse, and ik ben een beetje nostalgiek, of oude kleine ziekenhuis,m ore humaniteit,small complex, nu een fabriek.. maar het is onze tyd..meer confortable, voor patients, liebe the architectuur. groetjes uit belgie en Fyne nieuwe jaahr, met gezonheid voor 2014

Anonymous said...

Like the glass part of the building - aesthetically very pleasing to the eye! Commercially clever too to have some shops there.
Wishing you the very best for 2014, Wil! A new blogging year.

lotusleaf said...

What an amazing hospital! The shop to buy gifts for patients is an excellent idea.