Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gem of the Day | Designer PLO scarf

Looking familiar, but what is it again?… The PLO scarf is originally called a keffiyeh, and has been worn by Arabs residing in regions in Arabia, Jordan and Iraq for over a century. The word keffiyeh or kufiya means ‘from Kufa’, a city located … Continue reading

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Construction art

I love the art kids make in school, and my favorite group is probably the youngest, as they show such an unconditioned approach. (There are quit a few examples in the category Early Works.) But the works shown today are … Continue reading

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Beach hair (bnawki)

Once I wrote a post about some incredible hair inspirations in Hat and Hair,  but this ingenious hairdo is more nature inspired I would say… beach hair but not as we know it 😉 {Something I noticed while sorting my holiday pix taken in … Continue reading

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Miniature moment

I love small vases and tiny bouquets. This one is now hanging on the wall by the dining table.

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Monsieur Cannibale

I have had this song on my mind eversince I heard it, earlier this week in a much visited location. If you are Dutch it will probably take you right back to… 😉

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PS | HEMA | Happy essentials

Zie hier de nieuwe generatie HEMA-fan. Nadat ik afgelopen woensdag de introductie voor de potentiële HEMA bloggers had bijgewoond op het hoofdkantoor, ging ik nog heel even kijken bij de Blijmakers. Vanaf vandaag ligt deze nieuwe productgroep in de winkels en ze waren prachtig … Continue reading

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Reading while running

Today was the school’s Sports Day, out on the grounds of Amsterdam Oost Watergraafsmeer. Cycling back I noticed a series of motivational texts, sprayed onto the pavement behind the parking area, all in a row. Like a test strip. { I … Continue reading

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Archivism

I live in an archive. I have kept stuff from always and everywhere. To use, later on, when I can afford to live like a professional artist. In the meantime it sits. Everywhere. And now, while redecorating my son’s bedroom, I … Continue reading

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PS | Ernst Haeckel | The order of things

On our way to school yesterday morning. A Monday Morning. Not easy getting to this point, in time: The Franckendael Park close to school, and we’re all dressed, my son’s backpack packed and we’re on our bikes. Hallelujah, The Counterforce overcome, everything … Continue reading

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