Tag Archives: China

Where’s winter

Last week my son (10) brought this home: a selfmade winter landscape, the way we know and like it this time of year, nice and cold with frosty blues and whites. But! unfortunately we havent’ seen much of winter yet, some … Continue reading

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Welcome to my neighbourhood

My neighbourhood museum is the Tropen Museum and it is one of Europe’s leading ethnographic museums, renowned for its collection. The permanent and temporary exhibitions display (art) objects, photographs, music and film from non-western cultures. A recent show was about Body Art. An … Continue reading

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Welcome to China

I wrote about my start as an entrepreneur in my post Shopping in China on June 8, and today I paid my first bill in China: $204 to a company producing the finest labels and hangtags. Peanuts! through PayPal. Nothing … Continue reading

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Shopping in China

Today was a special day, as I registered my new business with the Chamber of Commerce. The public launch will be in about 4 weeks, and for now we (not just me no, there are a few friends involved, thankgod!) … Continue reading

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Simultaneously forgetful

The other day I was puzzled by this image in the newspaper. It turned out, somewhere in China a car owner had parked the car in a spot that was due to be renovated. The workers waited for 10 days … Continue reading

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