Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Garden Home

Another sunny day spent in my friend’s garden, south of Amsterdam, doing some serious Spring Cleaning. The three storm lights in the picture are from a series of 9 unique withered pieces, collected by my friend, used in and around … Continue reading

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The Deck | The Explosion Era

And this one fits too – Something’s Coming

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Digital Doodle | “social” “media”

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Madness But Missing It

An April afternoon in Amsterdam in 2007 – nothing special then.

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3 Words | Are You OK?

In a glimpse I saw this image, when royalty watchers on television tonight where discussing the break-away from Buckingham Palace of Meghan and Harry. It illustrated an article on the opinion pages of the New York Times back in November, … Continue reading

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Don’t Try To Be Perfect | The Lost Sketches Of Vincent Van Gogh

I just came across the headline HOW PERFECTIONISM FAILS US on LinkedIn and clicked. An announcement for 4 TED talks on the subject of our growing concern with doing it not just right, but perfect. Four experts in their field … Continue reading

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Elten Kiene | Spoken Boom!

Through a newsletter of Young In Prison I found Elten Kiene, a Dutch speaking spoken word artist who just blew my cap off with his work I Don’t Know. Boom! I looked for the lyrics online – so I could … Continue reading

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I Clean My Emin® In The Dishwasher

I admire the work of Tracey Emin and am totally impressed with her guts. And although she’s high up there to me, I do like to use her work in daily life – as in living with art 😉 @TraceyEmin: … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year + Valentine = Red + Gold Gifts

A few gift ideas to celebrate the Chinese New Year (this Friday) or Valentine’s Day (this Sunday) or both 😉

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Lover’s Rock Music | Janet Kay – Silly Games

Silly Games by Janet Kay is a great tune I picked up while watching Lover’s Rock, one of the five short films on the life and trials of members of the West Indian community in London back in the sixties … Continue reading

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