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Good Work

The last message I sent to our designer yesterday, just now. We’re working on a magazine. Deadline met at midnight. Good work 🙂

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Greyout

Greyout is a word I read today and I didn’t know it. I looked it up. I followed the recipe – the dimming of light and color – on the image of the dahlias above. ! Turning it into an … Continue reading

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8:30 am | A Satnav Surprise

Last night I stayed in a hotel in Maastricht, in the most southern area of our country, to be close to my work appointment in the morning: 8:30 am is the start of a photoshoot in Belgium, just across the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Not Now

I tend to forget, I am an AirBnB host. For about 7 years I welcomed guests to our home, always had people staying in our guestroom. Now for months it has been just the two of us, me and my … Continue reading

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Time To Protest

Every thing of beauty is worth protesting for, is what I thought when I saw the unhappy face of the snowman, in my archive. Yes we did have winters and it is a thing of beauty, one of the exhilarating  … Continue reading

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What I Want To Know

  An image on a Google page of search results. What I want wasn’t in the front of my thoughts, but it stopped me all together. I wasn’t looking for the switch, but it seems it is out there. The … Continue reading

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Turning Point

A spread from the vtwonen Color Book I did, when I was working as art director for the Dutch largest selling interior design magazine. The image on the right is by me. It caused me to leave my job in … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech Tonight

Tonight our king King Willem Alexander, spoke to the nation on the occasion of our Nationale Remembrance Day. It was an unusual speech, personal almost, confessing of his discomfort with his grandmother’s way of communicating with her people during the … 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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Sketchbook

There’s a stretch of land between the dyke along the IJmeer east of Amsterdam and Vattenfall’s energy plant, where I like to cycle, on my way to the ancient village of Muiden. The other day I went out early and … Continue reading

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