Summer in Amsterdam

I’ve been neglecting this blog for way too long, due to a million things I won’t bore you with. When finally logging in, I came across this draft. Tomorrow it will turn autumn officially, so seeing this pictures make me long back to those wonderful, sunny days…

(drafted on June 18th) Summer in Amsterdam is lovely and makes me so happy to live here!

Book photography

I like books and I like photography. So how can I not like the following images of books I came across the blogs I follow? Enjoy!

Actionslack

Fuckyouverymuch

Gadget Garden

No Legacy

Secrets, don’t we have them all?

PostSecret Book CoverAnd if you want to remain it to be a secret, you are not supposed to tell about it to anyone. But now there is a way  to tell your secret without anyone finding out… Today I was walking in The Hague, and I couldn’t resist entering the American Book Store. My eye was caught by a really cool looking book called PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren.

“The idea of the project is simple: completely anonymous people decorate a postcard and portray a secret that they have never before revealed. There is no restriction on what the content of the secret must be, only that it must be completely truthful and must never have been spoken before. Entries range from admissions of sexual misconduct and criminal activity to confessions of secret desires, embarrassing habits, hopes and dreams.” (Wikipedia) This book is a result of postcards people have sent in from all over the world. What started out as an art project, became a blog and now the third book is being published. The confessions were serious, funny, recognisable and even heartbreaking. But not only the confessions are interesting: most postcards have a really cool design too. If you’re wondering about the confessions and what they’re like: Frank Warren’s blog updates new secrets every Sunday.

PostSecret