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There’s shouting outside downstairs on the street. Loud young voices, men. It’s not clear if it’s an argument or amicable conversation. Maybe they are shouting simply because of the social distancing. -> More shouting as collateral discomfort of the … Continue reading
A quote from ‘(…) a man of great succes, a tycoon who’s not a philistine – according to Christie’s – Eli Broad. His worth valued at $7.4 billion [in 2016]. Interesting to read people’s life stories, to know what … Continue reading
Leading influencer and global trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort was questioned on the influences of the Corona crisis on national tv last night. I watched it this morning after breakfast – staying in. She has been happy for the first time … Continue reading
I love the work of René Gruau, the late French fashion illustrator. Studying his work is pure escapism. PS | It reminds me of the disturbing news of less victims of domestic violence now calling in for help. The … Continue reading
An image from NASA, showing the earth though the Hubble telescope. We are all in this spot. On the dashboard behind this WordPress stage this casual announcement of a non-event caught my eye. The cancellations have reached the … Continue reading
Yesterday, on my walk through the deserted city, I passed this porch. SPES ALTER VITAE HOPE OF ANOTHER LIFE I browsed my archive and made a selection.
I saw an item on the news about the situation in New York City. Now the epicenter of the Corona pandemic in the West. Deserted cityscape and about to shut down and black out, likely to result in a human … Continue reading
I started to paint, tried to improve the portrait of my father. Dad’s look. Before I was born. Looking into the future
This song came to mind. And it made me think. There is speculation about a possible baby boom in 9 months. New York City is now declared the new epicenter of the Corona pandemic in the West. Everybody must … Continue reading