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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
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
Always a good idea for a the day after (referring to my last post) : Keeping it simple, one flower only.
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
After more than a week in a vase, an encore, for today. Actually, I noticed the rather generic flower shape of the China Aster changes into a dramatic bundle of colorful ribbons when it’s blown.
My son (9) grew the mushrooms. Supposedly edible stropharia. The first one became a big one, the rest, did not. A joy and a frustration. Before clearing the styrofoam box from the centre of our living room, I decided to capture the … Continue reading