Park Life Rules (think local / act local, part 1)

For those passing through the beautiful parks of our town, I illustrated a little list of do’s & don’ts…

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You better leave your vehicle outside, turn of the loud music and don’t dive in the not so profound ponds or the – friendly looking, but rather severe – old inhabitant below might reprimand you and start explaining every tiny detail in this picture 1 by 1 (zie ook ‘Het Nieuwsblad’ van vandaag)

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Colour ball: the Depanini stickers!

From this week of ‘all the world is -officially!- football shaped (and it’s ours to kick in space:-)). And for the last 6 months I’ve been training with tubes & pencils to capture all colours of the world…

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Trying hard to compose a comprehensible (& complete!) Colour Encyclopedia and 1 tiny aspect of this whole Mission Impossible are of course the colours of national football teams. Here are some:

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Starting with red, here’s Belgium’s single chance to eternal glory – apart from chocolates & waffles – The 1 & only Red Devils! But did you know South Korea has a team by exactly the same name?

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A small consolation prize for our Dutch friends who couldn’t make it to Russia. Those of you familiar with Dutch culture will probably recognize Miffy, Jip & Janneke, Mr De Uil & several 70s players…

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Brazil is the only country that has participated at every final round of every world cup. (more…)

Old Skool (turning 50)

Never associated it with May 68, but my old high school is celebrating it’s 50th birthday this month…

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… and so will always stay slightly older then I am;-) I made some images for this festive bird-day.

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The school’s mascot has been a pelican for all those years, so that was easy picking. (more…)

Hi 5!

Received yet another postcard from the east:

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At the occasion of the 5th anniversary of our favorite shopping place east of here (Kobe, Japan)

Spring!

Don’t know if the cherry trees are in bloom on your side of the earth, but in Japan they surely are!

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Our favorite shopping mall east of Eden was early as usual for this seasonal campaign… (more…)

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