Where are we looking?

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The other week after 10 years of living in the Netherlands, we finally got to visit the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam! Yep, we had not been before : ) In our defence, it was closed for a number of years. Among … Continued

Life where there is death?

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The photo above was taken earlier today – a peaceful, sunny morning. Likewise the photo below was snapped a few minutes before it: Nothing extra-ordinary you would probably say. This is the top of our road where we live. It … Continued

Book now to miss the rush!

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So this was my view last week as I sat outside a hotel near Den Bosch, waiting to meet with some other leaders. It is not a really exciting picture, I admit!! What you can’t really see beyond the car … Continued

What do we believe?

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(part of a Bridget Riley work on display in the Gemeente Muesum, Den Haag) Is the above from a 3D art piece or a flat canvas? Which do you think it is? What do you believe? In Ancient Britain, women … Continued

If only it t’were so simple!

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If only it t’were so simple! The above might sound like a strange line. It is from a scene in the comedy movie Hail Caesar. One of the characters keeps stumbling over the line as he just can’t say it. … Continued

Not forgotten!

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  With the weather being so great at the moment, there are plenty of people out on their bikes.  A few minutes from our home, there is this small jetty which enables walkers and cyclists to get onto a ferry. … Continued

Walls come tumbling down!

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   Test the Best by Birgit Kinder,  East Side Gallery, Berlin It is great seeing some more sunshine today (Friday) and having some reasonable temperatures here in Leiden! Our street is really quiet since many people are away on holiday. As … Continued

Responding to change?

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It is July and this month and the one that follows are often for many a ‘change of scene’, as people take holidays. If that includes you, hope you have a refreshing time wherever you go. Let’s lift out the … Continued