Pignatta – Nice

Pignatta – Nice

We (my hubby and me) went to Nice for our summer holiday, we would have stayed home, but they predicted more rain, so we booked a train from Antwerp to Nice and a nice place to stay via AirBnB, just for a few days. In the end the weather was great at home and it was...
Barcelona 2014

Barcelona 2014

This post is long overdue, as its nearly a year ago since me and my partner made a trip to Barcelona. I found so many nice handmade items and met their makers that I still want to share at least those with you and some more. Better late than never, right ;) Being such...
Little help for a friend

Little help for a friend

Look what I got in return for a little help to a friend. I fired some porcelain for Mouseblossom, as she doesn’t have a kiln. She had decals made of her lovely illustrations of birds and cats among others and these needed to be fired to the porcelain bases. In...
Jijin

Jijin

When we bought this house 2 years ago it wasn’t empty. This item was one of things left. We knew of a missionary who’d been to China in the family whom owned the house before us for 2 generations. So we figured it must have belonged to him. I googled it,...
Farewell Sientje

Farewell Sientje

Tuesday april 15th started a very happy day, I was singing in the car on my way to Antwerp, on the way back I would go to NIA class, a mix of dance and yoga. As I arrived my partner for life called me, to say, I had to come home, something bad had happened. From his...
Ireland August 2013

Ireland August 2013

Usually I visit Ireland at least once a year to catch up with friends. I lived there for tree years moving back just before the millennium. I did not get around to visiting Ireland in 2012, a trip was long overdue. Wise words Visiting a crafts fair in Castletown House...