+ I’m regularly updating this guide. Adding new exciting places and address. If you want to be updated you can register to my mailing list on the right, thanks! After many requests to share tips about good places to visit in Amsterdam,….here it is: “The best secret guide to Amsterdam – De Pijp” or “Don’t forget to bring your umbrella!” When visiting other cities there is nothing I like doing more than following a local guide and discover the hidden treasures of a place. The kind of places that only locals knows about. All the places & shops mentioned in this guide are based on my personal recommendation only. I don’t have any benefits from sharing this information. I collected them because for me they make this place special. All photos are taken by me (unless mentioned otherwise). I also included Google maps for easy searching and localization. De Pijp/Museum Quarter is where I live for the last 10 years, the neighborhood that I love very much. You can find here museums, parks, shops, cafes, …
Last week we celebrated Liam’s birthday. Three years. Pure love and happiness. Love the long mornings we spending together. Playing, building, talking, singing, dancing, creating things together. So much joy. Happy birthday my little one!
Great weekend: we sailed the canals on a beautiful sunny day and manage to take a close look at the new amazing building of the Eye and some flowers (leaf)- what a lekker (nice) day!
I’m very excited to have a workshop inspired by my art-work at Atelier Oosterbosch. The idea and initiation was all in the hands of the amazing Anita Oosterbosch. We are going to make a collage and then translate it to a beautiful textile-art-work. looking forward…:-) Two last things: Check this great “the art cake“ art site runs by very lovely Christi! and this amazing summer days here make me so damn happy… 🙂 Some pictures I’ve took at the last workshop
The pot hole gardener is a project run by Londoner Steve Wheen, who brings greenery and miniature scenes to the streets of east London. Following other Guerrilla Gardeners, Wheen says: ‘my neighborhood has a distinct lack of green space and I’m a gardener with no garden.’ Some matches are just meant to be. My dears, with this spring- post, I’m taking a break from my blog. There are exciting projects that I’m working on and ( to my big surprise…) I can’t do it all. See you all soon!.
Found those 50’s French school learning cards, aren’t they just lovely? (via:Flickr)
Taking a summer break…Have a wonderful, sunny, happy days…:-)