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Monthly Archives: August 2013
These pictures are taken downstairs, in the room of our Bed and Breakfast. One wall is covered in book cases, closed off by sliding doors painted with black chalk board paint. I cleaned them with a sponge and water. Opposite … Continue reading
How everyday objects can become very exotic ornaments. The pictures were taken in the 1950’s in Guinea.
http://media.vara.nl/player.php?id=241598″></iframe> This was done live! one morning during Giel Beelen’s show on radio 3FM and it’s been on repeat since I retrieved it online: Deep Sea Arcade playing Daft Punk’s Get Lucky. It’s a psychedelic-rock-guitar version of the eighties sound Pharell … Continue reading
The taste of Britain is back in Amsterdam! It was my first visit to Marks and Spencer’s new concept store in the Kalverstraat and I am so happy now 😉 The shop has an interesting e-boutique next to the entrance … Continue reading
Recently I read the story of The Twits by Roald Dahl to my son again, as we both l o v e it, and laugh out loud at the same hilarious situations every time… the way Mr and Mrs Twit … Continue reading
Up on the roof I took this picture just now. Over the years I have taken pictures of full moons, thinking it could end up a path of steppingstones in my memory, by which I could remember the moments in … Continue reading
My favourite walk at the end of the day is an hours stroll from our house along the canals towards NEMO and the river IJ and back. Over the summer I’ve taken the trip several times and the last time … Continue reading
Documentary photographer Joost van der Vleuten found his inspiration on the balcony of his flat, looking down. Hundreds of scenes he witnessed and captured, describing the people in his images as ‘dots in a cropped observation’. I sat and watched, … Continue reading