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Tag Archives: dutch
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
Preparing for a photo shoot with the theme Duch Masters I saw a documentary on tv about the Dutch village of Marken, which used to be an island. It told the story of a small community losing its traditions after … Continue reading
Two flower paintings I saw in the Museum Kröller Muller. The paintings are similar, but see what a frame can do. Here’s a top 10 of the best flower paintings according to the Guardian.
Striking portraits by Rachel Dubbe. After a successful career in commercial photography Dubbe embarked on a journey making some work of her own. “(…) a balancing act between present and past, tranquillity and spontaneity, chance and perfectionism, resulting in cheeky … Continue reading
Last night we had a guest at our table, a guest staying in our B&B from South Korea enjoyed a dinner of Dutch pancakes and chocolate vla for dessert 🙂 I was happy to see she loves a pancake with Dutch … Continue reading
Last night just before falling asleep, the sound of singing entered the room from the street below. It was a group of men, cycling past and singing out loud, on their way to the inner city, warming up for the … Continue reading
A book I came across in a junk shop. Female Spies I Have Known. Intriguing title? So I opened it and started to read: CHAPTER 1 Blonde Grenade Louis Marie Herbaut, in the Parisian nightclubs known as “Dancing Loulou”, is the … Continue reading
Both images represent the same part of the river Amstel, but centuries apart.