30 September 2012

Deep down at the bottom of the ocean

When I was little I had a book about animals and sea life which featured these amazing fish that live so deep down in the ocean that it's completely dark. They have integrated this kind of light that stems from the top of their head so they can see where they're going... Was amazed to see one beautifully painted on the side of this boat in Amsterdam Noord.

06 September 2012

A helping hand

Near my house in Amsterdam Zuid I noticed a bland wall near the prison recently had picked up some colour. I went to have a closer look, it's a gorgeous mural! I don't know if it is finished yet, I'll keep an eye on it. I felt like that hand was pointed towards me, like a helping hand. I wonder if the prisoners can see it? Was it made to cheer them up? More on Rua Reflexo on Urban Art.

05 September 2012

Such strength

I love these flowers, they are symbolise the strength I need at the moment, in another time of mourning. You can't see it on the picture, but the flowers are really tiny, the pot is a recycled glass yoghurt pot;-) I just broke off a small branch with closed buds from a plant I found on my Dad's grave and put it in some soil.  Magically the flowers have bloomed!  I am always amazed by plants and how slowly but surely they develop. It makes me so hopeful:-)