Tag Archives: 2020

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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It’s A Bauble!

It’s a bauble – isn’t it amazing?! – Ok strictly speaking it is an ornament, but hey, amazing piece of art it is! – Below some fabulous finds from the best of London’s Christmas Art galleries 😉 C = Conran … 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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Time To Protest

Every thing of beauty is worth protesting for, is what I thought when I saw the unhappy face of the snowman, in my archive. Yes we did have winters and it is a thing of beauty, one of the exhilarating  … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech Tonight

Tonight our king King Willem Alexander, spoke to the nation on the occasion of our Nationale Remembrance Day. It was an unusual speech, personal almost, confessing of his discomfort with his grandmother’s way of communicating with her people during the … Continue reading

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DESKTOP | Art Basel

Images taken from the online booths at Art Basel. The show is cancelled because of te Corona pandemic. Contemporary for everybody.

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Building My Land Rover Defender

In a former life I’ve had serious conversations with my young son why driving a Defender for us wasn’t such a good idea. Regardless the looks and the power. (We live on a canal in Amsterdam.) Now a new LEGO … Continue reading

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February 2020 | A Big Black Cat Sitting On A Roof

Next month’s black cat is sitting on a roof, a bit forlorn. A black cat on a roof, what does it say? What’s coming in February? (From SpiritualUnite) Black cats – Good or bad luck? The spiritual meaning of seeing … Continue reading

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2020 | Black Cats Ahead

  The index sheet of a calendar for 2020. 12 black cats for 12 months.  ->  Are you superstitious? The year started with the infinitely sad departure of my childhood tv hero Aart Staartjes on January 12. He crashed his … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Revisited

    A psalm I cherish. Ever changing since I first heard it.     Here’s how I found Sunscreen, or maybe better: how it found me.

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