Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Awful German Language – And the BEST Holiday Event

A while ago Dymphie won one of the very original Awful German Language pamphlets. She wrote about it by now. Check it out here! And then you should head on to the  B.E.S.T. blog to find out more about a … Continue reading

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Google Wave Invites

I have some Google Wave Invites that I am going to give to my readers here. I would like to give them to people who would enjoy participating in a joint book arts project on the wave with some other … Continue reading

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Perfection – Imperfection

Perfection – what does it mean to you? For me life is a constant balance between the wish to make things perfectly like I had it in mind – and having to face that it doesn’t work, will never work … Continue reading

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The Awful German Language – The Special Edition is Finished

I finished this special edition of “Awful German Language” with my hand printed lino cuts just in time for the craft fair and the holidays. The text is by Mark Twain who spent time in Heidelberg, learning German. He had … Continue reading

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Weihnachtsausstellung des Meckenheimer Künstlertreffs

Ich bin zurück von einem anstrengendem, aber schönen Wochenende in Meckenheim. Auf der Weihnachtsausstellung des Meckenheimer Künstlertreffs habe ich das erste Mal ganz persönlich meine Bücher vorgestellt. Es hat Spaß gemacht, einer Menge interessierter Meckenheimer, etwas über meine Kunst und … Continue reading

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A Ray of Sunlight

It’s the “dark season” here at the moment. Though I am not even living far north in Europe I feel the darkness of the days pressing in, and I am waiting for winter solstice which is luckily not too far … Continue reading

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Altered Book

This is exactly a half of the Bonn telephone book, glued together with some layers of mull in there. The screw inserted at the top makes it usable as a leg for our comfy chair. Originally, instead of phone book … Continue reading

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Lucky me!

I was lucky to win this beautiful fish print by dinahmow. – Thank you so much! It reached me yesterday, and has found its place in my studio, as you can see.

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“What is your profession?”

I had to visit a doctor recently for the first time, and I was asked fill out a form which – among relevant things like allergies – also wanted to know what my profession is. So I pondered, what is … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Leiden – Continued

When we (my dear M. and me) arrived on Saturday afternoon in Leiden it was raining. We decided to head from the hotel to the city center anyway – getting wet is preferable to sitting in a hotel room. Every … Continue reading

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