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The barn swallow is back!

The barn swallow is back!

Yesterday they arrived … the barn swallow is back! Loud chattering they let us know that they are here. They swoop above the chicken coop and like every year the chickens are afraid of these noisy little birds … So far only two of them…

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Still

Still

Every now and then I run into a little gem … She named her blog STILL Wich is as you will see quite an appropriate name … Every day she places a photo on her blog. Most of her images have something to do with…

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Spring!

Spring!

Today finally I feel fit enough to return to work. In time for the nice weather! And look what has happened in the few days I was sick … Because although temperatures were freezing last night and everything was white this morning, the sun is…

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Beautiful autumn colors

Beautiful autumn colors

Jan and I are making a new series of jewelry. The idea was laying on my workbench for years in the form of a fleeting sketch waiting for a good time to develop. I named the concept: Variations on a Circle … the first pendants…

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Autumn

Autumn

Just came back from my daily walk with the dogs … and yes it is true, we can not longer ignore it, autumn is here … the leaves are falling the wind blows and it is cold. A great time to search for mushrooms, this…

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A multi functional tree house

A multi functional tree house

I am fascinated by all tree houses …and why you ask? I am not sure because as some of you know I am not a romantic type of person …  A few years ago I found on the Internet a possibility to stay in a…

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Typical Dutch

Typical Dutch

Today I like to show you some typical Duch images … This is the recently opened Maritiem & Jutters Museum (Beachcombers and Sailors Museum) on the island of Texel, The Netherlands. It’s a great building I think. The architects Mecanoo from Delft have provided the…

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Jewelry from nature

Jewelry from nature

Edgar Filipe Silva Mosa, is a young jewelry designer born in Lisbon, Portugal,1986. Educated at 2009/2011 Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, MI, USA – 2005/2009 Bachelor Design, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL and 2001/2004 Art and Design Education, António Arroio, Lisbon, PT….

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On the Isle of Skye

On the Isle of Skye

I am not a big traveller; I hate flying and in order to relax like to understand at least a wee bid about the customs people have around me … So my wish list of countries and cities I like to visit is quite short…

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Ice skating in The Netherlands

Ice skating in The Netherlands

This morning very early I went for my daily walk with the dogs, no sun out yet and it was still -13 degrees! COLD! It has been freezing for over a week now and all over The Netherlands people are skating. In Friesland, all the…

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