Warhorses

Rare tribute, World War I.
Photo by Mark Raen

Millions of horses and mules died in Wordl War I.Steven Spielberg made a movie about the fate of the animals.You can find information about the real story behind this here. To make this photo must have taken lots and lots of preparation. Literally hundreds of men participated in the project. Look through your eyelashes at… Continue reading Warhorses

Aristocratic cowardice, betrayal and opportunism

Photo by author. 2013.

Since I took the photo above and below almost 10 years ago as part of my preparation for writing my faction novel, I’ve learned a lot more about the topics mentioned in the title.At that time I had not yet heard of the horrible organized betrayal and global lust for power of the World Economic… Continue reading Aristocratic cowardice, betrayal and opportunism

First Exposition

Funny. I showed some paintings in a nicely positioned booth at #NationaleKunstdagen in Gorcum, but I was bothered by people who walked too close around the corner and so to close to the paintings. The organization found the graceful improvised barrier I added sufficiently ‘creative’.

Almost two centuries later the Founding Fathers still knew

Replica of the Mayflower Photo by Paul Keleher, via wikimedia. The Pilgrim Fathers fled to the Netherlands in 1609 en left from there in 1620 when the English government asked the Dutch to persecute them there! https://www.mayflower400leiden.com/

In a sense this video is a sequel to my ‘long text’ from October 30 about the very influential Dutch judicial activist Donner. I will make a -shorter- sequel soon about the Dutch monarchy and its cooperation with the World Economic Forum.

Saint Paul and his non-violent sword

Side door of the Basilica of Saint Paul in Rome

In May 2018 my brother and I visited Rome. One of the reasons was to collect photos and inspiring information that I could use for a possible sequel to my (Dutch) faction novel “Alexandra’s Journey”. And, believe it or not, we discovered this basilica by accident! We didn’t even know of its existence. When you… Continue reading Saint Paul and his non-violent sword

Rembrandt & wokeness

My paraphrase of Rembrandt’s ‘Self-portrait as Paul’ is not for sale at the major exhibition next weekend in Gorinchem (Link at the bottom).In the original, Rembrandt only has a sword under his cloak; I’ve added another sword. I also moved his studio to the front of his house, so that he has/had a different view.… Continue reading Rembrandt & wokeness