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April 2017 - True Treasures
April 2017 - True Treasures - Book Fair in Abu Dhabi: it was our last day of the fair and I took the opportunity for a look round. “If you like a book, you can also pick it up and have a read,” the employee of a large Austrian... »read more

March 2017 - Intuitive Tulips
March 2017 - Intuitive Tulips - I was at the Arts and Crafts Market in Werder an der Havel, just West of Berlin. The young woman at my stand studied my paintings carefully. She was slightly bent, looking from motif to motif, as... »read more

February 2017 - Winter evening by the fireplace
February 2017 - Winter evening by the fireplace - My holiday in Portugal was over and the moment came to say good-bye to my friend Maria Rosa. We stood facing each other. I held her warm, soft hands. “When are you coming back?” Maria... »read more

Januar 2017 - Dream Boat
January 2017 - Dream Boat - It amazes me time and time again, how quickly the weather can change on the coast. When I decided to paint the slowly gliding sailboat, the sky above me was still blue. Only over the sea was there a... »read more

December 2016 - Christmas Biscuits in Germany
December 2016 - Christmas Biscuits in Germany - Christmas was over; New Year's was to come. We were, as the Germans say, ‘between the years.’ I had invited my Spanish friend Conxa to stay and now we were sitting in our living room at... »read more

November 2016 - The Oberbaum-Bridge at night
November 2016 - The Oberbaum-Bridge at night - “Berlin, you face is full of freckles - and your mouth is much too wide”, warbled my friend Lou Heinrich, born in Berlin and 'expatriate' in Rödermark / Hessen, with a cheerful... »read more

October 2016 - Big Ben
October 2016 - Big Ben - Helga, my neighbour, is an English teacher, a passionate reader and is always interested in my latest motif. “It's a shame you don't have anything from London in your collection,” she said one day, “Big... »read more

September 2016 - Wheelbarrow full of pumpkins
September 2016 - Wheelbarrow full of pumpkins - Autumn, harvest time. My husband Klaus and I visited his mother to help her with the work. Despite her age she still attended to her large garden. This year, everything had... »read more

August 2016 - The watery Playground
August 2016 - The watery Playground - A wonderful day in the Bay of Islands. The sightseeing boat ploughed its way through the blue see past islands that rose like green whalebacks from the glittering sea. We stood with many... »read more

July 2016 - See the Sedov Sailing
July 2016 - See the Sedov Sailing - This customer stood out at my booth at the craft market in Rostock. The old man in the wheelchair looked like a real captain: a sailor cap, a blue jacket with gold buttons gleaming, thick... »read more