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Monthly Archives: April 2016
Birthday with depressive number causing flash backs. Me, a thousand years ago. I can see a few familiar traits in this picture, my mother’s mostly, but grandmother’s also. Traits that mean trouble. Trouble was my nickname in the office when I … Continue reading
With my birthday coming up, I’m holding on to Maggie Smith, the English actress. She makes being older look like it’s doable, fun even, as if it could be the better period actually. That’s how good an actress she is, I … Continue reading
Two flower paintings I saw in the Museum Kröller Muller. The paintings are similar, but see what a frame can do. Here’s a top 10 of the best flower paintings according to the Guardian.
Always a good idea for a the day after (referring to my last post) : Keeping it simple, one flower only.
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Yesterday was a day of Prince and typography. After an inspiring meeting discussing typography with a publisher I had to cross town, where every other car had turned into a Prince radio station, his music was everywhere! and the two put together reminded … Continue reading
We’re looking at the back of a little red Corvette. Prince died ‘on April 21 2016’, as artist Rob Scholte stated, during a live show on Dutch television last night. A memorable date, the end of an area. Corny it may … Continue reading