Life at the castle

I’ve been on a short and well deserved break last week, took the boyfriend and kids out to a castle in the beautiful French ‘Pays de Loire’ . Chateau de la Roche Hue was our destination, within range of the cities of Saumur and Angers. In the end we did’nt do much sightseeing. Swimming, reading, […]

After summer rain

Quick drawing of the Dutch polder after a good summer rain storm on my way to my parents. Love the simple dark but bright colours, so I kept it simple.

View from NEMO

Whilst sitting and waiting on a very busy museum sunday. The kids wondering of and coming back doing science projects all afternoon at the “science festival” I had this magnificent view on the Amstel and Amsteram

three screen perfection

Spending a very relaxing evening… “met mintnopjes’ can really keep this up for hours, blogging, reading, watching, drawing, tweeting, … on the couch with my favorite screens..

May 4th 2009

Went to the local memorial today.. May 4th 2009. Just to be silent with others. Watching listening always feels special.

Sunshine moleskine

Lazy sunday.. been drawing in the sun in Amsterdam.. sun on my face.. finishing and posting with the mac on my lap also in the sun.. on the couch. Love these days of nothing and sun in my moleskine.

Rembrandplein in April

One of the things I love about Amsterdam.. when the sun is out people come out to relax and enjoy.. sitting, drinking, talking. On the tiniest pieces of grass wherever available. Air filled with city sounds and light happy chatter.

Lonely Bike

Normal day.. normal view from the car n the Keizersgracht.. attention drawn by a lonely bike on the bridge normally swamped with bikes..

Early spring

What I like best in early spring.. the soft green veil on what where barren branches only days before. Warm sunlight drawing people out of their houses to near the edge of the water.