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Explore what makes you feel uncomfortable. A theme I started a few days ago. Above an Uncalled For insult. A sticker in the street, it caught my eye. Made me think. I guess it’s street art, category: aggressive adhesives. A … Continue reading
A CHILD IS BORN Christmas is coming, the celebration of a baby born. It made me think and I started browsing the folder ‘mother’ on my computer. Stuff from the archives, images I kept, of mothers and their consequential children. … Continue reading
This song came to mind, Calling You from the film Paris Texas. Weird, I know it so well, the words, the longing, but I haven’t heard it for ages. It brings me way back to when I just moved to Amsterdam. … Continue reading
The cards above are from a project in school about death. Close to the school is a cemetery and people from their exhibition space, came to the school to explain about the rituals of death and burial and did this project. … Continue reading
This radio advertisement was inspired by a story from my mother. When she was a young mother, she took her little sister and her toddler on a trip into town by train. On her lap my mother carried the infant, who … Continue reading
A sentence that can cause the same vibe as an alarm bell to a mother: a bored child! Houston!
In loving memory of my mother who sadly died 15 yeas ago today. She would have been 73 now. The lady in the astonishing audition above is nearly 80 years old, which just shows that at 58 you still … Continue reading