Monthly Archives: November 2019

Tombstone Text Ramses Shaffy

Tomorrow 10 years ago the great Dutch singer/poet/artist Ramses Shaffy died. Today my favorite radioshow Taalstraat (Language Street – hosted by brilliant wordsmith Frits Spits) is honoring Shaffy’s rich repertoire and valuable contribution to the Dutch language. Sing Fight Cry … Continue reading

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WORK | Book Design | Leo Vroman’s Poetry Bundle

This is work I did in art school, in 1990. The assignment was in fact a competition issued by a publishing house. It concerned a book design for Leo Vroman, the Dutch poet /scientist. The poetry hadn’t been published yet … Continue reading

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Time Movers

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Michael Kiwanaku’s Hero On A Loop

    Michael Kiwanaku returns Music I have been listening to on a loop recently.  

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The Right Smell

I stumbled upon a series of magic trees – Arbres Magiques –  the cardboard scent diffusers you buy to customize your car with The Right Smell. There’s a choice in scents, ranging from flowers to fruit to fresh water and … Continue reading

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PAGES | Rotterdam | Cat Alley

Something I noticed in Rotterdam today, where I visited a location we booked for a photoshoot next week. Double checking. The alley where I spotted this funky piece of graffiti is the alley that led me to the back entrance, … Continue reading

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Drawn From Memory

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Wunderschön, Soundtrack End Of Day

    Shtisel is a family name. The series a soap opera of a cult. I am watching it on Netflix. “Wunderschön” is one of the comments on YouTube. Review by The New York Times

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WORK | Music Matching Lay-Out

        Closer to home, my sister had some good news at the hospital: It’s a benign tumor, and she will be under strict surveillance, no need to worry about death anymore. [Happy tune starts to play in … Continue reading

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