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My Sunday Ave t-shirt this week is dedicated to Britt Dekker. An angel. Last week she appeared in DWDD, a daily talkshow on Dutch tv, her typical candid banter making an impression: She shared her admiration for her childhood heroes, a … Continue reading
This month I visited Maison & Objet in Paris. Planned but some of it, serendipitous. I was confronted with the work of Anne Sophie Gruwez. And instantly felt a connection. The joy RADIATING like a force of nature, I studied one after … Continue reading
“Who wants transparency, when you can have magic?” A quote from the Duke of Windsor commenting on the live transmission, on television (!), of the anointment of Queen Elizabeth II. Explaining to his living room audience why the most holy … Continue reading
I’ve been playing this song in a loop, can’t stop it, keeps me going. And what really intrigued me is the minute in which a young Tom Johnston – lead vocalist and also playing harmonica in the video – … Continue reading
A Sunday. Smooth tune is playing in stylish interior, woman lying on the sofa, enjoying the music, wearing the t-shirt.
I wrote a PS to the post Beards 2013 today, related to Schorem. The barbers from Rotterdam are going for world dominance. Read the next chapter in the history of the beard here. But enough about men, here’s the female side: … Continue reading
All Sunday t-shirts I’ve done so far. It’s been a good mind jog. 😉 Today, the first Sunday of the year, after last night, it’s about number one.
A beautifully carved case, containing a prayer nut, a nutshel containing a miniature roll of paper with the 10 commandments on it. A time capsule. It makes me wonder. The image is from the public library of the Rijksmuseum, where … Continue reading
Again the sensation of not being alone > there are others who share my interest. And show it. This is a tribute I spotted on Java Street, the up and coming hip and happening shopping street around the corner, rappidly … Continue reading