Tag Archives: hope

Minstrel Musings

  The brilliant Noel Gallagher telling the compelling story behind the making of his album High Flying Birds. About a minstrel fishing in the river of inspiration. Monday podcast.

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Minister Of Style

(English below) Ik heb gehuild. Nadat Trump me verdoofd had met zijn speech, liep president Obama naar een mega helicopter, die achter het Witte Huis klaar stond. Als bij een dienstuitgang. Langzaam beklom hij de trap van de bog standard helicopter, … Continue reading

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13 | Unlucky for some

Today it’s Friday the 13th. Maybe the snow storm I’ve been hoping for will happen today, they’ve announced it on the news every day since last weekend. But now I’m not so sure as I have to drive to Utrecht … Continue reading

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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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Believe in education

  I spent the last days in the parallel universum called Homeland, and I have totally fallen for the cast, the scenario and the reality of it. – I know I discovered it rather late, millions went before me, but still, very … Continue reading

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Ave t-shirt | Dream Big

This is the Ave t-shirt for tomorrow November 13th 2016. Dream Big. After the glimpse into a world where the bully seems to win, the lid has been kicked down by signs of protest. People are out on the streets protesting, amass, … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday

Birthday with depressive number causing flash backs. Me, a thousand years ago. I can see a few familiar traits in this picture, my mother’s mostly, but grandmother’s also. Traits that mean trouble. Trouble was my nickname in the office when I … Continue reading

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Painting a paradise

Through my post on outsider art yesterday, I stumbled upon the work of Polina Raïko, the lady behind the religious mural in a home in Ukraine. When I read her life story, I felt that I should show more of her work and share her … Continue reading

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Still Life

Amsterdam, May 23rd 2015 I didn’t write for this blog for a few weeks because there was too much going on and I was too busy, and the two elements together somehow made me suffer from writer’s block. I could not get … Continue reading

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