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H/B/F 2017: Corrie Ten Boom, Zandvoort, (a little) Amsterdam and Den Haag

Here’s a few more things I was up to last week:

I made sure to visit the Corrie Ten Boom house here in Haarlem.  If you’ve never heard of her, think of her story as the other half of the Anne Frank story (her hide-out is in Amsterdam, we plan to visit next week).   694 more words



Para poder realizar una traducción exitosa y que sea de agrado y entendimiento del receptor, es necesario que cumpla de algunos factores comunicativos que los pioneros de la traducción definen en el  libro “La traducción de folletos turísticos ¿Qué calidad demanda los turistas?” por Marie Louise Nobs. 367 more words


Unhappy Mother's Day: The Handmaid's Tale

Hester Prynne is deeply engrossed in Hulu’s original version of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”. So far, five episodes have aired with more to come. Hester had always been a bit disappointed in the 1990 film version, starring Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway and Robert Duvall. 329 more words

Lacemaker 30mn Art Challenge Attempts

First Attempt

Second Attempt

I went about the second attempt a little different then I usually paint, especially when I paint for the challenge. I started by creating a gray/dark toned under-painting using one of the dark colors from the palette. 39 more words

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A London Day Out

When meeting friends in London last Sunday, I was tasked with coming up with an itinerary, so I looked north.

Our meeting point was Warwick Avenue tube station, from where we walked a few minutes to the Regents Canal and Little Venice. 703 more words


Johannes Vermeer

The one, the only…

This month’s artist is Dutch painter Jan Vermeer. He is known as the master of lights. Although he had a few outdoor paintings, he mostly painted people indoors. 277 more words

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