Rose Study

While working on my study of tulips in the garden, I was already planing on doing the same for the roses in my garden. I have to warn you, that in the following post not all roses in my garden are represented. This is because I have early and late bloomers. As with tulips, I […]

Tulip Study

Tulips have always fascinated me and over the years I have learned that they don’t all look like something painted by a Dutch master, but rather come in all shapes and colors. I have several different ones in my garden but every year I add more. There is always a tulip, more often than not […]

Flowers for Happiness

“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.” Georgia O’Keeffe Working in the garden today, I let my thoughts flow. Especially now during trying times, I feel it’s vital to not take everything for granted, to be compassionate, to give kindness, and to open […]

Following Leonardo

2019 commemorates the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci and there are many special exhibitions featuring this work. Ever since studying him in school and later at university, I have been fascinated by his work. Being interested not only in painting, but also in invention, drawing, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, […]