back to basics

A little fun project on show today. I’ve gladly participated in a print-workshop ‘so you think you can print’ initiated by nieuweklasse*. It was a bit of trip down memorylane but it sure was a nice inter- ruption of all the web-oriëntated work of today’s life. It’s always kind of great to work with the… Continue reading back to basics


‘Neither Here Nor There’, is another intruiging title behind yet again another striking product. This monograph by Oliver Jeffers shows his impressive fine art which is a different side to his well-known charming children’s illustrations and the best children’s picturebooks around. ‘Neither Here Nor There’ shows his interests and concerns in a direct way. As stated over… Continue reading straying

stepping out

‘I think I need to find a bigger place Because when you have more than you think You need more space’ by Eddie Vedder Re-discovered the magical soundtrack of ‘into the wild’, the time and time again moving story of Chris McCandles. He wanted to live a simple and pure life and was able to… Continue reading stepping out


More than beautiful words in this ‘Public speaking’ poem by the ever charming, hearthwarming Lori Spee.

from the sky down

The expression of the deer is so spot on. A beautiful, very funny illustration by Martijn van der Linden from the book ‘Voor jou, voor wie anders? [for you, for who else?] by Edward van de Vendel. I’m so impressed by his detailed drawings but even more with his sketches.


[Translation] You miss more than you experience Not bad at all By Martin Bril.


[Translation] I leave one time. Then I remain. I leave maybe twice. But then I will stay… If I am left I will remain once and hesitate maybe twice… I don’t know. I’m right, I will think. I take the shortest way, the most beautiful road, and also the fastest way, the road along abysses and… Continue reading leave

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[translation] Who is coming for a bicycleride in the sea tell mum that we will be later that we will be under water this afternoon Hey there’s a very peculiar pike in a weekdays trouser it must be quite a real one something so beautiful can’t be devised Who is coming for a bicycleride in the… Continue reading come

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On my reading pile these really great stories about cycling by the amazing Wilfried de Jong, who also makes kick-ass tv. Beautiful cover picture by Stephan Vanfleteren and it could not have had a better title. It’s a Dutch expressing meaning ‘against the grain’ and feeling the wind on your head is the nicest thing… Continue reading wind

op reis

[translation] Lets go travel together, travel you and me, me and you, your hand in my hand, our toes at a nice row, feet abreast, Are you coming? One step and we are on our way Or are you not allowed so far from home? Well, then we ask the journey to come to us.… Continue reading op reis

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