language struggle

City trip to Melbourne

After 3,5 years of financial drought and lack of time (because of the renovation of our house) we finally could treat ourselves to a city trip to Melbourne. I want to tell you why I so enormously enjoyed it!

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Flooring

An old woman with angry eyebrows -the disillusioned mother of the carpet prince- strode up to me and asked what I was doing in her shop.

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Fear and pride

19 July 2007 In the meanwhile, we have been to the marae 6 or 7 times, without me blogging about it every single time. When

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The gains 1

29 September 2006 Last week the day of our move to New Zealand was 1 year ago and someone asked us if we had gone

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Gallery Fisher

10 December 2005 This week we went to Auckland to show my newest paintings to the owner of gallery Fisher. After this visit, I was

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My IELTS test

31 Oct 2004 Before I moved from the Netherlands to New Zealand I had to do the International English Language Test (IELTS). And I needed

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