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While cycling one early morning, I passed this poetry plate, hidden in a field. It made me think. It is the work of Maria Barnas, who was inspired by the history of the waste land turned into a green … Continue reading
To put a copyright sign next to this picture would be cheeky. The forces of nature created it and I merely spotted it.
I live in an archive. A collection of stuff that somehow caught my eye and spoke to me. The record I bought at a flea market, because it reminded me of my childhood. When I was a girl about … Continue reading
My trip to Milan was an unexpected inspiration. Instead of visiting the indoor expo of the Salone del Mobile, I spent most of my time outdoors, walking. Spring has conquered Italy, and the air was flowing in a warm breeze, scented with fresh … Continue reading
Both images represent the same part of the river Amstel, but centuries apart.
The photo is one from an album I stumbled upon in a dump shop, in which also an obituary was kept, quoting this poem, written in Dutch. I combined the two.