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Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Posted in Blog on February 13, 2013

Trip to the Snow Festival in Sapporo, Hokkaido

  Last Sunday, Adriaan and I went to Sapporo on the northern island of Japan Hokkaido to the Snow Festival “Yuki Matsuri”. It was my belated birthday present and a good way still to see something from Japan before we leave this great place at the end of this m ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 19, 2012

Back in Japan

I am back in Japan for 3 weeks and it has been a while that I wrote a blog. It is wonderful to be back and we walk a lot on the Zaimokuza beach, where we live in Kamakura. It is quite hot and muggy and I find that difficult. But luckily in our little house we have air conditioni ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 5, 2012

Flower of Life Design in Herod’s Palace

In February in between treatments I was in Japan for 2 1/2 weeks. It was not easy to go back, but when I was there I felt completely at home again and it was 100% alright. I was very busy: administration, financing, preparing my show for the end of March, arranging a treatment fo ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on February 2, 2012

Taking of my hat! :) :)

Thanks to all my family and friends for their help and support during the last couple of months! I am taking off my hat for you all! 🙂  My hair is growing back all curly! We had a wonderful time in Israel. Really an incredible country with so much ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 5, 2010

Family celebrations

I am still in the US or returned to the US from Holland after all the family celebrations. We had a wonderful time being together with our small family and big family especially to celebrate the MSc  graduation of my son Maarten in Holland. (from left to right: Arjan, Maarten, R ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 9, 2010

Goldsmith family exhibition in Holland

On April the 3rd in The Netherlands, I attended and participated in the exposition of “Rudie Arens” (a brother of my mother): “A family of artists and goldsmiths”. The exposition is open until June the 6th, 2010. My uncle is 91 years old, still working (f ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 10, 2010

To Stockholm with my son Maarten

After New Years I went to Stockholm with my son Maarten to see where he lives. He does cancer research at the Karolinska Institutet for his Masters for 8 months. He lives again in one room after living in a bigger apartment, but it is still quite big. It also snowed in Stockholm ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 1, 2010

New Years Celebration in The Netherlands

New Years Eve celebrations in Holland are as divers as the people, but with the recent economical situation a lot of people go back to old traditions like having the party at home, watching TV or playing boardgames together. My sister-in-law Inge, my son Roland and niece Esmee. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 18, 2009

Christmas time in Holland

Yesterday, I arrived in the Netherlands. I will spend the Holiday Season here with my family. And it was snowing! What a beautiful way to start the Holiday Season! Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 17, 2009

In Miharu at Kusakabe-san’s house

It is evening and I hear the frogs croak really loud like a whole orchestra! I arrived here in Miharu, Fukushima last Tuesday to work, throw some pots, at Kusakabe-san’s place and fire a kiln. Miharu means “Three spring”: the first 3 blossoms in spring are: plum ... Continue Reading

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