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Notes from 2017 - The dreams of our ancestors

My paternal great great grandfather Gustav, a farmer, was born in the Alsace-Lorraine, a region on the French/German border that had been fought over since the time of Louis XIV. 653 more words


Beauty and the Beast.

I want to scream, I want to dream, yet the extreme of this life has taken me further down a path I did not view or seem as one in which I would ever, if even I tried, to be ready for. 233 more words



Jean-François Millet (French: October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. 20 more words


48 hours in Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum

Beginning of 2015 Van Gogh museum made an announcement, it made me very curious and extremely excited. An exhibition with two of my all time favourite artists Edvard Munch and Vincent Van Gogh was coming up in september. 860 more words


head's up

My head’s been full of the unwelcome “Brexit” debacle in Britain – the referendum where  a slight majority of folk decided to leave the European Union – bringing total instability ot the nation on every level. 210 more words