have a look at frizztext blog to see all the other resourceful X blogs

X,  One of the letters in the alphabet that is very little in demand.

For the Romans however, it was a totally different story.

They used the X symbol  to represent the number  10

As a youngster  I chose my first watch because it had Roman numbers.


During the period 1490 to 1650 a family  with the name van’t Sestich lived in this house and had their surname put  in the gable of the house, using Roman numbers



this house is in Naamsestraat Leuven

once again thank you Frizz for all your challenges


21 Kommentaar (+add yours?)

  1. Toortsie
    Jun 12, 2012 @ 19:42:43

    Behalwe vir die mooi foto’s, is die inligting ook interessant!


  2. scrapydo
    Jun 12, 2012 @ 19:56:54

    Awesome! Het nie eers aan die X(10) in tyd gedink nie. Pragtige fotos


  3. melouisef
    Jun 12, 2012 @ 20:21:34

    Very clever!


  4. frizztext
    Jun 13, 2012 @ 05:28:15

    I like the Roman numbers of clocks too!
    And I’m amused by the “X” commandments
    – they do not always follow …


  5. TBM
    Jun 13, 2012 @ 09:54:23

    Love how you handled this difficult letter.


  6. Robin Jean Marie
    Jun 13, 2012 @ 12:18:18

    This is a very clever entry for “X.” Well done!


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  8. campanulladellaanna
    Jun 16, 2012 @ 18:38:54

    @Rosa, interesting about the homes of family van’t Sestich of the 15th century. You have a complete collection of archive az “X” challenge, Thank you so much for stopping in my blog, I appreciate heel graag :P. Groetjes


  9. Gobetween
    Jun 17, 2012 @ 04:50:53

    Beautiful clock, I love clocks with bold numbers and bold hands.


  10. pinkpolkadotfood
    Jun 17, 2012 @ 18:29:57

    Baie oulike pos vir X!


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