Tag Archives: Holland

Feast of St Martin’s

Yesterday was the Feast of Saint Martin’s, which in my Dutch sort of hometown means the great tower / church opens its doors to everyone, the organ plays out across the painted ceilings, small children run around and trip over the … Continue reading

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Street of Gouache

A street of houses built on gouache brushstrokes. These were done straight to paper, the colours and lines appearing spontaneously. I might do some more, with both a thicker brush for larger, sturdier, construction as well as a finer brush for the finishing, so … Continue reading

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Easter Monday Morning Coffee

Easter Monday morning coffee with my mum and Alison, Flinky and a small forest of daffodils and blossom branches.

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Football card fever

The collection of football cards featuring stadiums and players is in full swing in Holland. Fences have been set up outside the supermarkets, with banners announcing ‘ask for football cards here’ . Behind these the local kids wait with eyes like hawks’, … Continue reading

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