The Selcouth: Neumarkt Loft, Meissen, Germany

I am enraptured, I think.

The Selcouth have bewildered my senses and drawn me in search of each and every one of lairs. So, you will have to pardon me for a spell and let this entrancement with “the unfamiliar, the rare, the strange but marvelous” run its due course.

Oh, I will no doubt return to my “regular” writing nook fare in a few days’ time, but allow me one or a dozen indiscretions more. It is devilish fun searching out places where a tale lives and breathes in the walls.

Remember, it is atmosphere, -a haunting cast to the shadows, a melancholy crinkle to the sunlight, a laugh trapped in a neglected corner- which deems a writing nook as belonging to The Selcouth.

Now, are you ready for your next peek?


 

Neumarkt Loft

Meissen, Germany

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Outside in Meissen, Germany…
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…Inside the Meissen, Germany loft.

 

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I haven’t the faintest idea of the history of this nook. Years of the building, a dating of the room is far beyond my meager German translation skills. I only know it feels… well, something.

A chilled beauty, perhaps? Like that of a diamond tossed out in the snow?

 

 

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Or is it the emptiness of a forgotten memory, instead? Would the ghosts here wear frowns with their fur coats and jewels? Or would sly smiles be tucked into the feigned warmth of their stoles?

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Aloofness? Certainly. But is the aloofness that of a spoiled cat, a hiss ready on its tongue? Or is the distance that of spun glass, sorrowfully trapped on a high shelf, a victim of its own fragility?

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I do hope you are snickering. At least a bit. I admit these are rather folly-heavy thoughts.

It is just a room, of course. A black and white room with sparse furnishings, crisp lines and a frosting of mirrors. What in the world is special about that?

I don’t know, but it is… well, something.

I choose to call it The Selcouth.

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Once again outside in Meissen, Germany. Ahh, the colors!

As always, the images are linked to their sources. For further information on this dazzlingly atmospheric loft here are a few websites to visit…

Home Away: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2429029

Booking.com http://www.booking.com/hotel/de/fewo-meissen.html

Until our next meeting with The Selcouth…

Chloe Stowe


Post Note: There is a bit of color in the hallways of the loft’s building. Beautiful, I think…

 

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