Author Archives: kunstkitchen

About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.

A Big World View = The Small World View – How the Bees See?

Macro focus view of a tiny bee going in for a landing on a Profusion White Zinnia flower made me think a bit about the Big World View and The Small World view. Continue reading

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A Contemplative Life = Saying Farewell to my beloved Friend

“Charley would want you to celebrate his life and continue to carry his message in the world.” These words I shared with one of the many devoted friends who feel devastated by the passing of our “bigger than life” friend. … Continue reading

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Black and White San Francisco View = Another Time

Took this shot of San Francisco from the Bay Bridge while riding in a moving vehicle, probably. It’s my favorite city. Continue reading

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Review of Floriade Expo 2022 in Almere, NL

From Sue Rushton’s blog. Sue is as enthusiastic gardener and garden photographer in Great Britain. She covered the Floriade international horticultural exhibition this year. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday! = Have your cake and eat it too Day

The Happy Birthday Pavlova returns for the traditional “PAV” known in New Zealand celebrations! For the New Zealander Dad in the family. All hail the Pavlova made with sugar, heavy whipped cream layered with toasted slivered almonds and honey drizzled … Continue reading

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