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Category Archives: Education
You may know I am a big fan of Will Smith and I just stumbled upon this video talk – and l o v e it, haven’t finished watching it yet, but need to share NOW! (Read my fanmail on … Continue reading
I took the pictures AFTER the event. I was in my room – this is a few years ago – sitting at my desk, talking on the phone. My son, who was about 11 years old at the time and … Continue reading
It’s a painting I did this morning, downstairs where the guest room – no longer in use during the lockdown – is now my studio. It’s a nice space and I tried to catch the view. The boat is ours, … Continue reading
Leading influencer and global trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort was questioned on the influences of the Corona crisis on national tv last night. I watched it this morning after breakfast – staying in. She has been happy for the first time … Continue reading
I stretched a canvas from a dark blue denim. Indigo. Looking for an image to paint I made this collage. I could leave the dark parts open, showing the indigo fabric.
We still like the green. (Humans share about 99% of their DNA with chimpanzees.)
If you were to go on a discovery nowadays, how would you travel, where would you go? A question I asked a group of 10 year olds in the local multicultural primary school, where I was teaching, training to become … Continue reading
I am working late, pitching for a magazine. This is an image I made, just now, branding the use of fabric made of recycled PET plastic, looking good. Let’s Love Our Home.
A psalm I cherish. Ever changing since I first heard it. Here’s how I found Sunscreen, or maybe better: how it found me.
I heared this on the news today, December 10 2019. Gifted boy of 9, studied technical engineering at the TU (Technical University) in Eindhoven. University and parents are now in conflict because they suspect the student of plagiarism. It … Continue reading