A play for Climate Change Theater Action: 2019

“The Butterfly that persisted”: an ode to nature, the ultimate warrior that persisted to exist and abound – in spite of everything. And to the human being that persisted to envision and strive for betterment, taking action no matter how small.Written for one or more (female) performers,  It’s one thing when you think your work …

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Dans van binnenuit

The dance and mythology workshops at Maskan Aat are continuing strong. The synergy of the core group of participants is amazing, with each woman bringing so much wisdom, compassion and laughter into the circle. We’ve also had guest-participants drop in at various times, including my mother who happened to be visiting on one of the …

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Charismastemmen

It was a first-time experience: to create a performance inspired by a book. A pleasure it was to embody the ‘voices of Charisma’ as outlined in the book of my dear friend Petra Stienen and co-writer Maximiliaan Winkelhuis. Their book ‘Vergroot je Charimsa en krijg meer aandacht voor je verhaal’ is a beautiful book – …

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Making the spiral

It started off as a grass lawn, nothing else. We began eating away at it, to transform and replace it with an eatable garden. Having a bit of green grass to lay on is ok, but it’s really a waste of water and energy. Why water something and keep cutting it when it offers nothing …

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Mulching

My first Mulch   It is autumn. The crops in the front garden beds have been harvested and the exposed earth is already hosting a number of weeds. It’s time to prepare for the winter… it’s time to mulch.  If you’ve never heard of mulching, don’t worry, neither had I till a couple of months …

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