Category Archives: TEXT

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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Waking Up To A Blind Spot

I like to wake-up with a cup of coffee – better: I NEED coffee to wake up – and while doing so I noticed something that has become so familiar that I just didn’t see it, a blind spot: The … Continue reading

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Serendipity | iPhone Decision Maker

Sometimes when swiping up in photos on my iPhone I get suggestions for related images – As in other pictures I may be interested in? Something else I may like? Add to my basket? Below the one I was looking … Continue reading

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117 Countries Visited My Tiny Blog

On the last day of the year here’s my list. Inhabitants of the 117 countries listed above found their way to this tiny, quiet little spot on the web. Wow, I had no idea… I think it’s great! thank you, … Continue reading

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Believe In Luck

This is the first frame of our introduction to Frummel, a true oracle kitten, worth 30 million and longing to come home with you. Meeting a black cat, this is your lucky day. A wonderful turn on the image of … Continue reading

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The Story Of The Golden Rock

It’s the MAGNUM SQUARE PRINT time of year again! An excellent occasion to acquire a true little gem: A signed (or estate stamped) photo by one of the photographers from the illustrious Magnum agency, for $100 a print only. Such … Continue reading

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Must See | I Just Knew I Know Nothing

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

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Bobby Pin

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WORK | 8:30 am | A Sat Nav Surprise

Last night I stayed in a hotel in Maastricht, in the most southern area of our country, to be close to my work appointment in the morning: 8:30 AM is the start of a photoshoot in Belgium, just across the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Not Now

I tend to forget, I am an AirBnB host. For about 7 years I welcomed guests to our home, always had people staying in our guestroom. Now for months it has been just the two of us, me and my … Continue reading

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