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Our visit to Rotterdam

Our visit to Rotterdam

A small (photo) report of our visit to Rotterdam. What a great city! If you like modern architecture, Rotterdam is a real must. A beautiful skyline, especially along the river Maas. In the photo above you see the Erasmus bridge and the silhouettes of modern…

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The Markthal in Rotterdam

The Markthal in Rotterdam

Coming weekend we take a few days off to visit Rotterdam. It’s been over 20 years since we visited this city. In between, we have been back only once to have dinner in Hotel New York. This restaurant is on our list again because of…

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A beehive in the garden and a vanilla cake

A beehive in the garden and a vanilla cake

Following my last post on my weblog (view from our studio), I was approached on FaceBook by an imker. He asked me where the picture was taken and whether there was more giant balsemien in our garden. Well to make a long story short, this…

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View from our atelier in Wijnjewoude, The Netherlands

Lovely view from our atelier …

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Our visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg

Quite a lot of potters were new to us this year. Like the work by Andreas Munz. Not to cold and not too hot, the weather was just perfect for a visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg, Germany. We brought our very old dog, but…

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International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany

International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany

Ceramics by Roman Husmann This Sunday Jan and I are going to visit the International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany. Potters and ceramists from all over Europe present their latest work. The market is held in the center of the north German town of Oldenburg…

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It is overwhelmingly busy in the studio

It is overwhelmingly busy in the studio

Good news! It is overwhelmingly busy in the studio! During the day we have many visitors, we get beautiful commissions, repairs and jewelry sales. And not only in the studio, also through the website, there is increasing interest in our jewelry. Excellent! But there is hardly…

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Today in our atelier almond cake and coffee

Today in our atelier almond cake and coffee

As some of you may know, I’m a pretty good cook. Almost every day I spend a lot of attention on dinner. But I never did any baking. And now al of a sudden I find myself baking cakes! My first attempt was a banana bread and…

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Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots

Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots

Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots  … these are two of my favorite things in life! Once up on a time I lived in a subtropical climate, with temperatures around 30 degrees. We lived in a house with a very large veranda. On that porch…

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Our booth at ARTzaanstad

Our booth at ARTzaanstad

After posting a few photos on Facebook, many of you asked to show more photos of our booth. Well here they are … our booth at ARTzaanstad! The design of the booth is my idea and we built it together. Here I am, like almost always, in…

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