Tag Archives: Holland

Boys or girls

Preparing for a photo shoot with the theme Duch Masters I saw a documentary on tv about the Dutch village of Marken, which used to be an island. It told the story of a small community losing its traditions after … Continue reading

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African design now

Yesterday I went to see the show Making Africa in the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. Came back invigorated. A marvelous world of wonder. http://www.kunsthal.nl/nl/plan-je-bezoek/tentoonstellingen/making-africa/

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Flowers framed

Two flower paintings I saw in the Museum Kröller Muller. The paintings are similar, but see what a frame can do.   Here’s a top 10 of the best flower paintings according to the Guardian.  

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Postcard magic

Yesterday we drove off to Kinderdijk, the postcard pretty area in the heart of Holland with 19 windmills we heard much about but actually had never seen. We set off early as we meant to beat the crowd, at is a very popular … Continue reading

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Miniature moment

I love small vases and tiny bouquets. This one is now hanging on the wall by the dining table.

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Full Moon Now

Up on the roof I took this picture just now. Over the years I have taken pictures of full moons, thinking it could end up a path of steppingstones in my memory, by which I could remember the moments in … Continue reading

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Orange Storm Ahead

Queen Beatrix will renounce the throne next Tuesday, but…Still full of life! (by Stan) The Netherlands are getting ready to say goodbye to their well loved queen of 33 years, Beatrix. This Tuesday, April 30th, the Royal Family and fans … Continue reading

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On the road

Over the weekend we drove up north -and back- to visit family, which takes us two and a half hours to get there. This can easily become a tedious trip to an eight year old, so in general I pack … Continue reading

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