Children’s drawings from the seventies

22 July 2009 When I was scanning some old pictures, I found a photo of my Mum.  Behind the head of the boy I caught sight of a familiar looking drawing pinned to the wall. I knèw I still had this particular drawing somewhere in the few boxes I lug with me through my life …

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My first time for money

… This local bar was run by a couple and their adult son. With that son, one afternoon I went to his apartment. He would give me 250 euro in advance of the job.

Good customer

One of the first serious favorite hairdressers I had in my adult life, was an old, small, ugly and skinny fellow, but he had a great ascendancy over his customers. Exactly what I was searching for.

Metaphor

13 September 2007 When I was 12 I bought my first LP, paid from 3 weeks saved allowance. I still can dream every detail of the black cover with the colored insignia of Queen. With a determined patience I manually had copied and reduced the size of the insignia and pasted on the front of …

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Bosses

25 June 2007 There is going on some kind of inspiration-challenge in blog-land, asking to write about 3 bosses you have had in your life. Or your 3 worst purchases. Or 3 holidays, or 3 shameful happenings, etc … Well, you get it. Suddenly I realised that my first boss, as well as my latest …

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Snitched, but too late

30 June 2006 The only neighbour we’ve betrayed once, was the owner of a goat. The neighbours hardly looked after the animal, who was tied to a pole with a rough rope leaving a sore-looking spot on his neck. Once a week they moved the post a few meters, as far away as possible from …

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Snitcher 1

21 June 2006 Sometimes people ask me if I’m influenced by animation movies because of the atmosphere in my paintings. That may be true, I love animated films. Yesterday I saw Cars from Pixar. Cars now was finally a movie that proved that my great sorrow wasn’t so ridiculous when I had to bring my …

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