Monday, June 29, 2009


hello monday
-did miss Glastonbury and blur this weekend ,next year I make sure I go
-this summer I'm looking for an old fashion snail mail friend( pen friend)
feel like sending postcards?? ...just send me an e-mail
The Missive Maven a blog about snail mail
and plans this week??
we had a lot's of happy summer moments this weekend
pudding in the garden
Rotterdam (is so tropical in the summer, love it)

Friday, June 26, 2009

strange day

what a strange day...I feel old and slow today
thinking of Micheal Jackson and Farah Fawcett( she was so pretty)
guess we all know life is we should really enjoy it more..let's try

here a some small happy Friday moments..
cool snail mail
my friend sharing her homemade cake with me
some new books for my little vintage Havank collection

see you next week

Thursday, June 25, 2009

did you know

I was looking for the summer feeling today..

did you know..
that I love Tim Burton
always read more then one book at a the time
keep buying magazines
trying to declutter my house for weeks now;lol
going to Tisvilde ( Denmark) this summer
always homesick in Feburary
dreaming of being a good cook
speak Italian
miss prawn crisp
need to buy a summer dress
got more then 60 robots
love snail mail
talk a lot
trying to eat less sweets
got a greenhouse
really want to get the new cd from Regina Spektor
still miss Gypsy( my cat) like crazy everday
I'm happy
got very long hair
dreaming of going to California
wish I would be a yoga guru
have always coffee with my girlfriends ones a week
there is so much more

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

corner view music

corner view this week: music.

music makes our world go round. we love music
I did find this beautiful portable record player a couple of months ago on the flea market.

If you want to find out more about music around the world have a look at:

jane, ladybug-zen, ian, bonnie, esti, sophie, cele, modsquad,caitlin, joyce, ani, kim, a day that is dessert, natsumi, epe, kaylovesvintage, trinsch, c.t., jeannette, outi, schanett, ritva, francesca, state of bliss, jennifer, dana, denise, cabrizette, bohemia girl, dianna, isabelle, amber, a girl in the yellow shoes, mister e, janis, kari, jgy, skymring, elizabeth, audrey, allison, lise, cate, mon, victoria, crescent moon, erin, otli, amy,ida, caroline, lisa, dorte, kimmie, la lune dans le ciel, nicola, malo, vanessa, britta, virgina, april, b, kyndale samantha, karen, kristina, dorit, goldensunfamily, sophie, janet, mcgillicutty, desiree, di, travelingmama, aimee, sunnymama, amanda, ali, jenell, guusje, britta, juanita, pamela,inna, daan, myrtille, cris, ibb, susi, jodi, lily, gillian, jeanette, athena, pienduzz, latisha, clairette, satsuki

let's talk ice tea

summer time -ice tea time
tell me about your fav ice tea ? do you buy it??or do make it??

in the moment I 'm in the art mood, did buy a print from Joshua Hoffine for my little brother

-got myself a print from HidenSeek
-also 'advice to sink in slowly' has same great posters

Sunday, June 21, 2009

purple rain

a summer weekend in June

- did miss Jen Corace at Tiny Showcase this week, how could I
-Pierre Paulin passed away last weekend( I love his unusually shaped chairs and co)

Friday, June 19, 2009

perfect little day

got this little print from kseniy , which makes me smile
lot's to do this weekend... art fair and a summer market at the beach but I hope there is time for same reading and drinking a lot's of coffee..enjoy

you can find me here
simply photo

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

photo shoot

yesterday I had photographer Greet de Schipper and stylist Jose Spanns here to photograph my home, it was a busy, long and wonderful day: I haven't seen final results yet, butI love they way Geert and Jose work

corner view : 'street fashion'

corner view: street fashion
I love people, so I always talk to them,lol
In Antwerpen ,I saw the girls with the wonderful trenchcoats, they looked so beautiful&vintage
so we talked ,they are from Russia and sell vintage clothes online.......

enjoy some more street fashion..spaindaily

Sunday, June 14, 2009

4 Dollar

yesterday was my 4 dollar day,it was a very small church flea market
I can take the cup's camping( I'm still not convince I like camping,lol)

June is the best summer month for festivals, open gardens , farmer& flower markets.. so much to do..any plans?
Copenhagen .... enjoy...

Saturday, June 13, 2009


we all love Amsterdam , but I like Utrecht more
Friday's is my fav city day
lot's of vintage in Utrecht, there is the shop Kwartier ( sorry not website) full of beautiful vintage
for breakfast-brunch-lunch you can find me at broodnodig

enjoy your weekend
need some cool summer music , try dephazz
I love the way Helen from orange you lucky works with color

Thursday, June 11, 2009


home on a rainy day
trying to working on a deadline
my friend Alex did send me the book A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg( love snail mail, just makes you feel good)
long weekend- really want a swedish breakfeast with Mister Kay in Utrecht
cool vintage fabric print&pattern

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

cornerview ''our back door'


after living in Roma, Napoli, Milano, Germany, London and
New York City this is my window view here in the Netherlands

feeling like some more cornerviews ..spain daily

Sunday, June 7, 2009

flower meadows

Sunday ,no flea market today...
but we had a lovley wild flower meadow walk

Saturday, June 6, 2009

oh boy

oh boy

this is the cutest camera we got
Bilora Boy was product by Bilora in 1950-1952, a little& beautiful dark brown bakelite camera...
enjoy your weekend and if you got time, we all should watch HOME by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Thursday, June 4, 2009

UK vintage

so pretty

The 'Homemaker' range of tablewear , designed in 1957 by Enid Seeney for Ridgway Potteries Ltd , was once made for the masses and sold cheaply by Woolworths
50 years later..the stylish black and white Homemaker is a great one to collect

-dreaming of going to Berlin...Mostly Berlin

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Monday, June 1, 2009

hello june

hello summer ..what a great weekend ..glorious weather
there are exciting things happening in my garden, lot's of rhubarb,so we did make April's rhubarb cake,easy and yummy.
6 more weeks and we have summer holiday's , guess soon is time to make plans...
here are some blogs I really like in the moment
chocolate circus