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Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to
talk about himself. -
Not even I understand everything I am ¬Aurelius Augustinus of Hippo
In 2013 I started a series of photo albums on Blurb.com, named '36Exp' (a subject adressed in 36 exposures, a reference to the exposures on most common rolls of 35 mm film: 12, 24 & 36.).
IN ALLE STATEN - MAX WESTERMAN | WORLD MEDIA JOURNALISM
'Het Amerika van Max Westerman'
While this book was published over 10 years ago (2007, Nieuw Amsterdam) it still provides valuable insights, but it's also very much a pleasure to read through the concise, 'to the point'-style of writing and while critical never negative, Indeed, Max often proclaims his love for this powerful country where people have a plentitude of optimism and bounce back from disappointments for a 2nd (3rd, 4th..) attempt on success and the American Dream.
The author keeps it light, there is plenty of self-criticism and he occasionally shares a tongue-in-cheek remark.
GOLDSTONE | FILM DVD AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK
Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple light duty investigation opens a web of crime and corruption.
The film has extraordinary sceneries of the outback and the community consists only of a handful of houses and trailers.
THE COLOUR OF TIME | HISTORY PHOTOGRAPHY
'The Colour of Time', of which I recently acquired a Dutch translation (published in 2018) spans more than a hundred years of world history from the reign of Queen Victoria and the US Civil War to the Cuban Missile Crisis and beginning of the Space Age. It charts the rise and fall of empires, the achievements of science, industry and the arts, the tragedies of war and the politics of peace, and the lives of men and women who made history.
Marina Amaral has created 200 stunning images from the original B&W photos and each photo has a short narrative describing the situation in context.
MARC RIBOUD, PHOTOFILE | PHOTOGRAPHER PHOTOGRAPHY
The Photofile series brings together the best work of the world’s greatest photographers in an attractive format and at an affordable price. Handsome and collectible, the books are produced at the highest quality.
FORTITUDE, SEASON 2 | CRIME FICTION TV DRAMA DVD
In this second series I think they tried to cram in so many weird ideas and subplots, things became quite complicated and it needed some knowledge of the first series too to grasp the plotlines. I am not too keen on supernatural aspects in these mystery series, too many easy ways out.