Tag Archives: leaves

October Mini Bouquet

Every morning I cycle to a village south east of Amsterdam together with my son, on his way to school. It’s at a 40 minutes distance, and there’s a choice in roads back home. I love the stretch along Diemer … Continue reading

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Mint bouquet

Yesterday I bought a big bundle of mint in the Turkish supermarket. Coming home with it, it’s smell soon filled the kitchen with a lovely fresh and clean scent. The sun added some shades of a minty blue, et voilà… spring … Continue reading

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First green

On the tree across the canal I noticed a touch of green. The willow is awakening, wearing a veil of first green, ever so slightly. This color I found in a painter’s water color almanac, made by hand back in … Continue reading

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Serendipity 4

This is another photograph from the album I stumbled upon in a junk shop last summer. A tranquil view onto a mountain, probably taken in Indonesia, in the 1050’s (going by the complete series). The eye is drawn to the mountain … Continue reading

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Australian original

I love small vases, love the smell of Eucalyptus and sometimes really like a bouquet without the flowers, just the leaves. Eucalyptus was introduced from Australia to the rest of the world following the Cook expedition in 1770. Collected by Sir Joseph … Continue reading

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Plain on the outside

It may look rather plain on the outside, but it is always a joy to cut a red cabbage in two, and display the incredibly ingenious insides. Beautiful lines & intense color, inimitable!

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Spring Autumn

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