Mrs. Jones loves her coffee

One of our neighbours, Adrienne Jones, loves to drink her coffee in the company of friends (I call them the ‘Mahjong Brigade’ for they play Mahjong) in the Coffee Corner in our village. Her picture (left) is one of a series of ‘Candid Portraits’ I published in this blog during the past month. Today a …

Initiation without the butcher

This post is a bit out of the context of this blog but I have to get rid of it. Just read it as some kind as ‘Thought on a Sunday Morning‘ If you look into all kinds of remarks on social media it’s amazing of what people write about themselves. Sometimes it’s the biggest …

The new ….

…. Happy Birth Day card for our (closer) Facebook friends. Or do you still prefer the old one (second picture)?

The little rocker

Lithops are an amazing genus within the plant family of the Aizoaceae. These little suckers are also named living stones and you’ll find many of them in Southern Africa. If you search for them along the banks of the Orange River near Aurabies Falls in the Northern Cape it might be that you are walking …

Pictures from the square yard 9: Store Cafe; your best friends

The Dutch writer Simon Carmiggelt made a living by observing from his ‘own’ chair and table on a terrace in Amsterdam. He wrote about objects he saw, about people and interaction between them, the sky, the weather and so on. And his stories never became boring; he could even write five or six pages about …

Happy Birthday Card

Every now and than I compose a new Birthday card for our Facebook-friends. I just did it again. For the first image I applied the mask feature of photoshop. The second imaginary I made last year and served as ‘ground material’ for the first.