Sunday, December 20, 2020

Read 'n Write

I love to write. But I also love to read. So, I thought, you know... why not put these two together? Reading and writing, or... actually reading and translating. There are so many great stories out there which are not (yet) available in Dutch, my native tongue... 

Friday, November 20, 2020


Language changes over time. Sometimes on short term. During the last four decades English speakers tend to end statements with rising intonation. A phenomenon called 'Uptalk'. Researchers foresee linguistic issues during space travelling...

Friday, October 30, 2020


Working with acrylics on paper has its pros and cons. Bubbling of the paper by water is certainly one of the cons, although it's also charming. Giving the artwork additional depth... [Available? Click here]

Friday, September 25, 2020

Van Gogh has left the building

What if?
It's just a question, but what if...
Vincent van Gogh would not have left Holland?

Friday, September 4, 2020


Noetic theory, a branch of metaphysical philosophy concerned with the study of nature, the operation of intellect, and the relationship between human and divine intellect. My interest in this topic?

Friday, August 7, 2020


They were going for gold, but life played a trick on them. The Olympics, as many other events, have been cancelled. Or actually postponed. To some people this came as a relief...

Friday, July 31, 2020

Surreal Summer

Our world, as we knew it, is turned upside down. Or... is it? We'll have to adjust to the 'new normal'. Or... Do we? Survival is all about adapting to new circumstances. So just keep on living...
[Check availabilty of original artwork here].

Friday, July 24, 2020

Patient Zero

Vinyed 2020.02 tells the story of  'Patient Zero'. A Flash Fiction story, free to read for subscribers to my five weekly newsletter. Sign up here to enjoy this story, and get a discount on a new Short Story titled 'Nightporter' ├índ...


Sometimes there's not that much too say. Doesn't mean my words are unimportant though.
Filling in the gaps can also be useful. And pretty...
[Check availibility of artwork here].

Friday, June 26, 2020

Step by step

Amazing how much can be achieved by steadily moving on. Building slowly over the years. Stone by stone. Creating new works of art - painting and writing every day. Word by word, step by step. [Check out availability here].

Friday, June 19, 2020


Vinyed 2020.01. In this edition of my five weekly newsletter:
'Testdrive'; a free Flash Fiction story and two more great deals you shouldn't (and don't have to) miss...

Friday, March 20, 2020

Exploration of ignorance

These are strange days. Filled with fear for the unknown. But also filled with hope.
We are exploring our ignorance.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Take the leap

When Leap Day turns into a once in a lifetime experience...

FREE Flash Fiction (horror) story!

Friday, February 21, 2020

In process

Still processing...
All kinds of ideas all ask my attention. Got to focus. Finish what must be finished. But for now, everything is in process...

Friday, February 14, 2020

A taste of love

Valentine. Such a great day to release a new romantic novel 'Love me back'. Available as standalone and in a lovely bundle of three novels: 'A taste of love'!

Friday, February 7, 2020

Google Trotter

Sometimes I long for the time of the great explorers. Men who were risking their lives to explore new territories upon our world. The only world we were able to travel in those days...

Friday, January 31, 2020

Hard copy

As real bookstores seem to become rare these days - as a matter of fact any kind of brick and mortyr shop is getting rare - I couldn´t resist the opportunity. While visiting Rotterdam, of course, a reader must go and see...

Friday, January 24, 2020


I (re)read the novella 'Hersenschimmen' ['Out of mind'] by Dutch author J. Bernlef. A touching story about dementia. Had to dig deep in my own memory to retrieve a (flash) story I wrote about this subject myself...

Friday, January 17, 2020


Last week I published a Skredch-blog 'War of the words' about tactical pens. Or actually the meaning of the expression 'the pen is mightier than the sword'. I still use pens. Sometimes to write, sometimes just for the fun of having them...

Friday, January 10, 2020

Always the sun

Oh, that glorious feeling: I'm walking on sunshine. Even though this 'Lyric Landscape' is the last one I made in 2019; the new year seems promising. More (much more!) to come, both in writing and painting.

Friday, January 3, 2020