Category Archives: FILM

Sweet lesson on life

– ARTIS loves all forms of life. But how should we see life? – Stumbled upon through the WePresent Lucky Dip, where creative stories are chosen at random.  A nice surprise while waiting for your files to flash through the … Continue reading

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Sunday t-shirt | Beard

  I wrote a PS to the post Beards 2013 today, related to Schorem. The barbers from Rotterdam are going for world dominance. Read the next chapter in the history of the beard here. But enough about men, here’s the female side: … Continue reading

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Magnificent 2 | An American in Paris

 

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Antidote

  That time of year. Feels like Spring, new beginnings. But now somehow different, we’re Between Boxing Day and Christmas Eve 2017. I wrote about it before, Something’s Coming, February 13 2015.  

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Postcard from Bagdad Cafe

This song came to mind, Calling You from the film Paris Texas. Weird, I know it so well, the words, the longing, but I haven’t heard it for ages. It brings me way back to when I just moved to Amsterdam. … Continue reading

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Storytelling

I stumbled upon this image when I was looking up Ai Weiwei, the Chinese activist/artist whom I met last Friday. A full moon made from what looks like hundreds of full moons grouped in a circle. Seen from a distance, many dots can … Continue reading

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What nice men don’t say to nice women

  Last night I watched the first half of Forrest Gump with my 11-year old son. Jenny, Forrest’s girl has a fabulous hand in choosing  the wrong men (outstanding performance by Robin Wright, now better known as Claire Underwood). “Why does … Continue reading

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Dead famous women

To Audrey, Grace, Bette, Anita, Anouk, Nina, Coco, Hella, Laura, Cyd, Diana, Joan and Jeanne. I googled for images, dead famous women gave me this

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I feel like something new

Bird in the sky You know how I feel… Mr Porter for the gents Chanel for the girls      

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Great expectations

A tune for everyone not giving up the day job just yet.   {Take the A train – from Melinda and Melinda by Duke Ellington and his orchestra}

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