woensdag 28 december 2016


We're in Veere for three days. It's a lovely town and we're staying in a 
beautiful house. 
I feel so lucky to be here. 
Since Jonas is walking, he doesn't want to do anything else. 
Sometimes it's difficult, because he always changes direction and he 
never goes the way you want to go. But it's actually funny and cute. 
He also learned to say "no", "nee" in Dutch. He uses it if there's something 
he doesn't like or if he's a little scared, often also waving his little finger in 
the air at the same time. 
We were at the seaside today and Jonas put his finger in the air and 
said "njen, njen, njen" to the big waves crashing on the beach.

dinsdag 27 december 2016

from last days

Christmas is already over. I hope you all had a good time!
I'm finally feeling better. I can even eat a donut :)

zaterdag 17 december 2016

Already two days ill in the sofa. Jonas don't understand why his mum 
can't play with him. Luckely I have a lot of help. 
I will be so happy when this is over!
Pictures from artworks by Alice Neel at Gemeentemuseum in The Hague.

dinsdag 13 december 2016

little x-mas tree

I actually didn't plan to put up a Christmas tree this year. But seeing this 
little one in the shop, I couldn't resist.
Today we made Christmas cards in class. With "action painting"
Christmas trees.

vrijdag 9 december 2016


When we were in The Hague, we visited Tas-Ka. It's a beautiful shop.
If you're still looking for nice Christmas gifts, you don't have to drive
all the way to Holland, they have a webshop!

dinsdag 6 december 2016

last weekend

Last weekend Sinterklaas came to our house. He brought tiny wooden
toys, tableware and candies.
Jonas cousins were visiting. They played in the meadow and helped
JJ with clean Jade, Pipa and Kate's stable.

zondag 4 december 2016

Pictures from yesterday morning, at the Pier in Scheveningen.
Sad news has reached me today. The dead of Joris Ghekiere, 
a great artist and teacher. R.I.P.
(Paintings by J. Ghekiere: Untitled, 2006 and Untitled, 2006)

woensdag 30 november 2016


Jonas' new favorite book; The Big Book of Slumber. After he put his
pyjamas on, I tell him how the animals sleep. I love the illustrations
of this book! Jonas never complains when I put him to bed.
My last words "slaapwel, tot morgen", are exactly the same my mum
used to say after she turned out the light of my bedroom.
Last picture by Marcel Van Waerebeke

dinsdag 29 november 2016

Knitting a quilt with my students. And dried flowers at home.