Category Archives: FILM

Corona Times | Rear Window

  This image caught my eye: A film poster for Hitchcock’s Rear Window, a thriller from 1954 starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. It’s the story of professional photographer Jeff, who is stuck in his apartment, recuperating from a broken … Continue reading

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Apropos Of Nothing | Portrait Of Woody Allen

Being a huge fan of Woody Allen’s work I could not ignore the book that’s out now: Apropos Of Nothing, his autobiography. It is on my shelf, in the corner of my eye, at the ready. Much has been said … Continue reading

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Taurus Will Reinvent Herself

In Holland we are about 3 weeks into the crisis and live under the new social distancing laws, staying in. Looking for direction I checked my horoscope at astrologyzone.com. (Could this sudden change of scenery be in the cards?!) Of … Continue reading

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Looking Over Our Shoulders, Zooming In

Pictures taken on film in the USA 1993. I made a contactsheet recently in a rented darkroom, when I was trying to get some photography work done. The negatives are from a trip to a village close to New York … Continue reading

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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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