The dark time of the year in Amsterdam
In the dark time of the year, not much seems to be left. But freshly fallen snow is a magical attraction and teases many out o
Scaling back demands (Bauhaus in Tel Aviv)
If its existence depends on everyone else scaling back their demands you can't insist too much on your individuality.
Amsterdam Calendar 2022 by local artist (A4)
If you want to enjoy Amsterdam from a special view of a local artist, check out my brand-new "Amsterdam Calendar 2022"!
Getting to know each other at Zaanse Schans windmills
Assessing the unknown makes it very exciting for some. This blind date is at Zaanse Schans ...
Building connections in Ijburg
If you want to build connections, you have to invest. If you are lucky, they become relationships ...
The colours of life (Tulips in Amsterdam)
Sometimes it is hard to see the vivid colours of life, yet they might become visible if you invest in taking a closer look.
Conductor in the playground
If you are ready to indulge the demands of the new, spectacular can result because it allows being the conductor in the playgr
Looking behind the facade
Some situations seem crystal clear, but looking behind the facade often pays off.
Reaching goals in Blankenburg
If you aim for reaching goals, you have to make an effort first. Yet, once you have arrived ...
When everyone desires the identical thing, demand quickly exceeds supply ...
Breaking boundaries at the observatory
We are living with social norms but at times breaking the boundaries will be ...
Erica’s short living surprise
Some things make their way as a surprise and so did Erica in this forest. Its beautiful color play ...
Sunset over the city’s spectacle
A city is loud, fast, colorful, flashy, and intense - as so many things happen simultaneously ...
New post card set – Amsterdam and the Netherlands
I am happy to share with you the postcard set "Amsterdam & the Netherlands" that includes 6 special motives to share with your
A summer day in Amsterdam
While walking down the city's streets on a splendid summer day in Amsterdam the well-balanced atmosphere feels fantastic.
Castles in the air
It is tempting to dream about castles in the air but it might be way more rewarding to pass the rocky way and realize them.
Sometimes everything piles up on top of each other. Excessive demands make life pretty difficult ...
When the unknown finds its way into life, it often causes bright sparkles to flash their light. Yet not everything that glitte
We only do many things for the sake of doing but if you ever found yourself ...
Breaking out of the daily grind can suddenly show you how vivid all of the other things really are.
When setting different goals, you enter the road of transition. By doing so, you will come to the point ...
The course of time
Time is an elementary tool of life and sometimes it changes the perspective you have on events.
No matter how firm you stand, there is always a chance that something might blow you away...
Personal comfort space is always hard-fought and yet essential. Hence, one should not neglect but mind it.
For a while now, things got mixed up which causes crucial parts to be on hold. Yet, there is land in sight ...
The big picture
In the rush of everyday life, it is the big picture that guides the way. But at times a good eye for detail can change it for
Worlds far away
Worlds far away often seem attractive when things become serious, yet the limited focus and a lack ...
In their nuances and subtleties, all somehow vary from one another. But when longing for common goals, things can change ...
The play of life’s colors
With different looks, perceptions, and charisma, we all rump around in this playground called earth ...
The center of attention
Some cannot live without being the center of attention. But the real problem is how much they get and not how much they demand
Breathing space of norms
Expectations and norms shape everyday life, and though they are essential for coexistence, they are sometimes also in need of
Humans love to talk whenever, wherever, and with whom they can. Yet, at times silence is gold and you may better make ...
The significance of banality
In everyday life, things often pass by unnoticed. Yet sometimes, the banality can suddenly draw a lot of attention.
The turning point
Finding your place is a tough task in life. However, waiting for the turning point might not provide a good ...
Walking to vastness
The path of life becomes very narrow at times. Yet, focussing on the path's vastness can help to overcome its obstacles.
A little contrast
No matter how much you try to obtain variety and diversity in life. Yet, adding a little more contrast may create a whole new
The surprising glare of the warm sun shows its magic on this Sunday evening, but magic moments never last forever ...
As the last obligation of this day has been fulfilled, the hour is finally striking. Finally, I go travel to "carefree land" .
There is a constant urge to stand out from the crowd. However, it is often forgotten that real love does not depend on appeara
The speed of today’s life
It is hard to cope with the speed of today's life. Yet quality time is crucial ...
A little more patience
Change is within reach but it is still unattainable. The consequence is frustration but things could be easier with a little m
It has been a long time since we saw each other. Though this break was unplanned, the wishful thinking of reunion will soon be
Out of reach
Untouched aims often appear overwhelming and out of reach. Yet, the possibility of realization ...
A green island of happiness
Social norms deeply influence individual behavior but it's never too late for designing a green island that offers fulfillment
Living in individual bubbles
Holing up in individual bubbles is tempting but by hearing the other side ...
Aiming for goals
When aiming for goals, the distance one has to overcome looks pretty big, and though patience is a high virtue ...
On the side
We constantly meet strangers on the side when we leave the safety of home. Yet, humans are often pretty busy with themselves .
The meaning of blossoms
When good thoughts arise, they have the potential to blossom and bring tasty fruits of difficult labor if you only dare ...
There are these little and beautiful encounters in life that sparkle with their charm that are not for eternity ...
A way to go
The same demands are frequently made on different people. But it might just take a little longer to finish your way ...
Strong memories of unexpected encounters will pay with a high reward. As they sweeten life they can even brighten up a dark da
Although it sometimes seems the opposite in the modern world, the lone fighter seldom has a chance of survival. The team playe
A place to stay
Finding a new home often turns out to be a challenging endeavor. After finding a new place to stay, the real work begins ...
Currently, there is not too much room to experience and therefore many find themselves amidst greenery ...
When having ideas, it is tempting to plunge into an adventure quickly. Yet persistence might bring success rather than pace ..
A day in autumn
Today is a special day because we can spend it together ...
There aren't that many important people in life we really care for. Yet, at times, one only has the option of letting go ...
Some stories cause thoughts to follow a tunnel vision but this is not always helpful ...
Making an effort
Acts with personal importance attract the inner critic. Yet the effort to reach unrealistic goals often is for nothing ...
In the daily grind, processes and structures frequently look alike, yet it might be worth sometimes leave the comfort zone ...
As the warmth hits the skin the eyes process the moment's beauty - sparkles of what lies ahead shortly ...
Sometimes you have to set out on a path even under adverse conditions and such a venture often becomes an adventure ...
At times, keeping cool is hard. Yet, memorable moments of joy are always crossing ways ...
A retreat provides the opportunity to withdraw from the outside world - a place to calm down ...
A trip to memories
Various thoughts are constantly in our heads. Yet, some of them invite to a trip to memories ...
These days it is easy to bust one's head in the sand. Yet working on patience and resilience might have a brighter outcome.
Taking a time off from unpleasant thoughts is a difficult task but short breaks allow ...
Finding a shelter to stay in serves elementary needs, but nowadays, one is often obliged to try one's luck elsewhere
The monotony of these days causes the feeling of being trapped. Yet, there will be brighter times to come and if ...
Recently, many aspects of life got mixed up. In this mess, the proportions of relevance reinvent themselves with surprises ...
New tasks keep popping up in everyday life. But sometimes their pace is so fast that it is difficult to keep up ...
In life, strangers cross our ways, and if we are lucky, they become friends. But sometimes, things change ...
The solitude of one’s home
These days, many got used to the solitude of one's home. However, it is possible to brighten up this monotone standstill
Taking is an easy thing but in the circle of life, everybody becomes a giver at one point...
As time goes by
Time can take on unimagined proportions when waiting. But being patient is a difficult challenge...
Finding a home
Finding a home is an elementary part of life. Yet, it is one of the hardest things to achieve ...
At times, where are forced to make decisions, and this often implies limited options
The attempt of planning
This year is different for everybody. While plans changed, reality shifted, and almost nothing is the same now ...
When thoughts turn into ideas, it is a difficult path to implement them. Yet if one achieves this goal, one will be richly rew
The brighter side
These days, it can be a challenge to stay committed to yourself as the others frequently seem to live on the brighter side ...
When a dreamer starts to see paradise with opened eyes, dreams transform into reality ...
A matter of time
Many expectations crossing our way and often one wants to do what is expected. But at times, this concept does not have a succ
After some time, it becomes clear, what we should really think about those who enter our lives but
Being tall yet feeling small
Now and then the inner critical voice makes itself being heard. It presents the bigger, better, and sort of more that makes on
Like a hot summer day
When the sun burns down on the earth, it forces everything else to adapt.
Beyond the horizon
When staring too long at the horizon, one can quickly lose bearings. But often, many surprises arise ...
Walking in new shoes
Walking in new shoes is not an easy thing to do because this change often feels uncomfortable. But over time ...
A snapshot of the time being
Modern humans often disappear in abundance but pure moments of intimacy offer a chance ...
Everybody experiences overwhelming events. In these moments, finding shelter provides a tool ...
Existence subsists on constant transformation and over time, this development causes the old to become too small ...
Wave of time
It is a difficult task to find a suitable lane when riding on the wave of time because it turns out harder to really find ...
The joy of living together
Diversity is what we have in common, and though we admire it one the one hand, it also causes living together to be a noble ar
The storm’s laws
Life comes and goes in waves, and so the highs are followed by downs. Though they might appear very threatening ...
A brief moment
Dealing with the essential is a tough task but frequently the unexpected brief moments can cause us to pay attention to them .
The obligation of growth
Modern understanding of progress equates the obligation of growth. But this fast ride is dangerous ...
Taking a rest
Though relaxing should be the easiest thing to do, moving thoughts are not long in coming. Taking a rest is a noble art and ..
It is about passion …
I did not expect that photography would turn out a life-changer. But, during the last 11 years, a hobby has become a passion .
Looking up from the ground
We are looking up to our surroundings and strive to meet expectations. But trying to accomplish something you don't believe ..