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The end of my year’s study to become an art teacher of sorts is nigh, and I poured my final report in the shape I know so well: the newspaper. When asked during my presentation in the dragon’s den, what … Continue reading
We had portraits made for the public profile of The Fabric Of Home. It was impossible to choose from a vast quantity of -unfamiliar!- poses. (?What do I look like?) It is rather confrontational… But! Since I will be never … Continue reading
At the Archives of Amsterdam (Stadsarchief), they’re showing work by local artists, painters and photographers.. from the website: “At the exhibition Stad In Zicht we can experience how photographers and artists see Amsterdam, how they remember the city, what they … Continue reading
On my computer I keep a folder – in a folder 😉 – with ideas to improve the Amsterdam experience for my guests. Something to put in a guidebook I could make, with places to go, things to do. I … Continue reading
My mother’s sewing machine, a wedding gift. [Both my parents died and the sewing machine was a matter of dispute when they divorced.] I can’t believe I threw it out. Vito made some beautiful pieces with it. Read about it … Continue reading
Thinking of my outfit for a work party next Tuesday. Battle dress. Made me wonder, Versace… just how fast is my seamstress? 😉