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Tag Archives: 2020
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
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
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
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
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
Images taken from the online booths at Art Basel. The show is cancelled because of te Corona pandemic. Contemporary for everybody.
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
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
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
A psalm I cherish. Ever changing since I first heard it. Here’s how I found Sunscreen, or maybe better: how it found me.