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October 2017 - The Eiffel Tower
October 2017 - The Eiffel Tower -   Some places are like myths; some names sound like music. Paris! The historical centre for art and culture. Glorified as a city of love and joie de vivre– and for me a synonym for the... »read more

September 2017 - Greetings from Graefekiez
September 2017 - Greetings from Graefekiez - Like a village in a city and yet quite different – this is a Kiez or ‘block’ in Berlin. Without a centre or an official border, it consists of several streets, public squares and... »read more

August 2017 - Enjoying the Day
August 2017 - Enjoying the Day -   I wake up before sunrise and walk to the sea at dawn. No one to be seen far and wide, only seagulls looking for food between wet, glittering stones and shells. A poetic morning. “Seagulls... »read more

July 2017 - Steep rocks, powerful sea
July 2017 - Steep rocks, powerful sea - The world is infinitely rich in beautiful places. Some known by every man and his dog, and many known by but a few. In every country, in every city, I have found places that I liked. A... »read more

June 2017 - Cornflower Blue
June 2017 - Cornflower Blue - “Come, I want to show you something,” my mother said mysteriously when I visited her in June. “You will be astonished.” Then we cycled over bumpy, grass-scarred dirt country lanes, she with an undefeated... »read more

May 2017 - "A Short Song on every Path..."
May 2017 - " A Short Song on every Path..." - For a long time, I had thought that the tall birch tree between Hamfelde and Basthorst, two villages near Hamburg, would be a good a motif for me. With its lively branches dancing in... »read more

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