Tag Archives: Tree

Reflection

My trip to Milan was an unexpected inspiration. Instead of visiting the indoor expo of the Salone del Mobile, I spent most of my time outdoors, walking. Spring has conquered Italy, and the air was flowing in a warm breeze, scented with fresh … 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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Forest flower

Something I came across during a walk in the woods. Enhanced in photoshop.

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Family quiz

  Question: If you were to give a present to one of your relatives, and it had to be one of those framed quotes to decorate your wall, a) who would you chose and b) which quote would that be? … Continue reading

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HoH HoH HoH!

A series of tree decorations from the wonderful House of Hackney. Prices range from £15 t0 £20.

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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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Tree is a party

It’s been crazy, but The Christmas Holidays Are Here, the school is closed for a fortnight and we can all sort of relax now. I.e. concentrate on one thing only: Christmas at home. For the occasion, in school the youngest … Continue reading

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Christmas oracle

Last week I was invited to speak at a bloggers event, to show and tell about Christmas trends. I took on the assignment with great gusto, only to almost immediately realize: Christmas is all about traditions (!) and maybe less … Continue reading

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