Approx. reading time: 2 minutes || In 2013 I shot this festival for the first time and ever since I wanted to shoot it again. Each year something else prevented me to go; no money, no transport, terrible weather, surgery or lack of energy. This year, I was ready! … Continue readingTearing off the mask
Approx. reading time: 4 minutes || It is no coincidence that, in the late eighties and early nineties, the Reiki landscape in The Netherlands mainly showed women whose children had left home. Being fourty-ish, left without what used to be their designated task, they had too much time on their hands. … Continue readingNewer age
Approx. reading time: 5 minutes || It’s December 25, 2017. The clock in the upper right corner of my screen tells me it’s 05:26 and I am not sleeping. Through the wall at my right side I can hear that at least one of my neighbors is. Deeply and forceful. After … Continue readingOn Moving On
Approx. reading time: < 1 minute || The single best way to grow – mentally, professionally – is to get the hell out of our comfort zone. No matter what it is that we feel we are good at, it is vital to keep looking for challenges, to push the envelope. Failing … Continue readingCasa do Tamariz
Approx. reading time: < 1 minute || All of these were taken within a 500m radius. This time I decided to ignore the garbage and concentrate solely on peace, mindfulness and beauty.
Approx. reading time: < 1 minute || Ergon Guitars, where guitars are being persuaded to slowly reveal themselves. Impressions of creation Impressions of rehab Please visit the Ergon Guitars website for more information.
Approx. reading time: < 1 minute || A Jigsaw is one of those bands for which I have a special fondness. The first time I heard them play I was struck by the emotional vibrations shivering through the room. A warm feeling spreads, there should have been a fire burning to make … Continue readingA Jigsaw live at Fnac
Approx. reading time: < 1 minute || Full House Long before the band came to the stage, the room was already filled from wall to wall. For the photographers there was some sort of a pit, and that was a good thing. Bizarra Locomotiva is a loud, fast paced band with front … Continue readingBizarra Locomotiva @ Cine Incrível
Approx. reading time: < 1 minute || There are so many things I could write about this band and its members. About how each and every one of them is a very nice person in real life and that their music make you trip on the Boom Festival without the need for … Continue readingOCO – Beyond Dust and Bones
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Approx. reading time: 4 minutes || One step at a time Last year, in the weeks before my planned surgery, I did a lot of walking. Correction: I’ve always done a lot of walking. Not because I am such a sporty type or a health freak, but simply because I enjoy … Continue readingMoving on some more