Tag Archives: Oost

Poof!

Wonderful work by the 6 and 7-year old artists in school, to end the old and welcome the new!

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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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Today less day

Last night the clock went back to winter time, also known as the Fall Back. Resulting in longer nights, and more lights about. The Oosterdok-area is my favorite spot in the city, at sunset. It is a 10 minute bike ride from our … Continue reading

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BARADISE

IF in the neighborhood and IF wanting to go out in the storm, you could visit the PARKLIGHT project in the Frankendael park in Amsterdam Oost-Watergraafsmeer. Sixteen light artists have contributed to an exciting walk through the park, and this neon sign is … Continue reading

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Spirit of life

One of my favorite routes for a jog or a stroll in the neighborhood is the Dijksgracht, a canal close to Central Station, running parallel to the river IJ, just below its south bank. It is a secluded and tucked … Continue reading

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A running thought

Last week we had a promising preview of Spring and I have been out running several mornings. To empty my head and charge the battery and while busy thinking nothing, I noticed these frames. Neighborhood poetry. I walk from the … Continue reading

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Sunset walk

My favourite walk at the end of the day is an hours stroll from our house along the canals towards NEMO and the river IJ and back. Over the summer I’ve taken the trip several times and the last time … Continue reading

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Dawn today

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I drove a friend to the airport early morning, and after coming back I sat on the roof with my camera, to witness dawn. I find the start of a new day phenomenal, even on this cloudy morning. Allergic to … Continue reading

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Your room is ready

Your room is ready! 🙂 After some work and play the front room on the second floor is no longer a shed. Actually, you could sit here, enjoy a cuppa and watch the world go by. This is our new … Continue reading

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