For my Dutch followers Mijn column ‘Het Echte Toscane’ zoals verschenen in editie 2 van tijdschrift ‘Wonen Landelijke Stijl’: “Het Echte Toscane Tijdens de lente komt Toscane langzaam steeds meer tot leven. Toscane is dan ook op zijn groenst. Steeds vaker zie je auto’s met buitenlandse nummerborden, in Cortona worden de terrassen tevoorschijn gehaald en […]


March 12, 2019

Column ‘The Real Tuscany’

“I will write my story for my better self” Elizabeth Barrett Browning Unfortunately, I can’t remember how I came across this, but I do remember being struck by this quote and print immediately. Ever since then it has fuelled my imagination and acted as a source of inspiration for my short story and novel ideas. […]

Inspired by Literature

March 3, 2019

Literary Art Prints

Autumn mini shoots Now that I’m staying in the Netherlands for a while, I thought it would be a fun idea to organise Autumn mini shoots! So if you’d love to have a few beautiful portraits of you and your loved ones or just you (100 % shot on film), sign up for a mini […]


November 6, 2018

Autumn Mini Shoots

Film photography is literally a slow process, because I have to wait for my rolls to be developed. The element of waiting really adds to the enjoyment of shooting film, though. While I’m shooting I have no idea how my images will turn out. It means that I’m far more conscious of every shot I […]

Travel, Tuscany

June 25, 2018

Slow Flowers Monticchiello

Interview with Sara dubbeldam from ‘When Sara Smiles’, a Dutch conscious fashion blog I got in touch with Sara because I’d been following her on social media and reading her blog ‘When Sara Smiles’ for a while and I just felt I had to meet her and hear her story. I visited her in her […]


January 4, 2018

When Sara Smiles

I was in the Netherlands for 10 days at the end of October and one afternoon I got together with my muse Sascha and her beautiful friend Hanna in Amsterdam. That morning they’d put together two Autumn fashion outfits and my sister Leonique had done their hair and make-up. We were so lucky with the […]


December 5, 2017

Autumn Fashion in Amsterdam