Tag Archives: coast

February 23, 2013

Stills

Still poems In a wintery mood accentuated by the whitish light outside¬†that may announce some snow to come, I am struck by a book review about the Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto and his studies in black and white. The four Read more

 
August 24, 2012

Pruning

There are a few books I particularly like on the subject of writing. Ernest Hemingway On Writing is one of them, mainly with excerpts from his letters, and Stephen King On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. Both books show Read more

 
July 21, 2012

Inspiration. Beach collections.

Rust, blues and greens This summer I see rusty colours wherever I go. It is the theme of my daily (pre)occupation.   Large steel tubes for a North Sea wind turbine   Recently, a short stay on the beach…   Read more

 
February 7, 2012

Looking back #6: Inspiration for ‘A Resistible Force’

Today, while the Dutch are keeping their fingers crossed for the first chance of a Elfstedentocht after fifteen years and people have taken out their ice skates all over the Netherlands, I remember freezing but sunny days on the Zeeland Read more