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House in the country

August 31, 2017

Thereโ€™s a story coming up about the sweet countryside in France, where I’m currently writing songs. Some pics first though! Consider them a preview. Yes, there’s a cow in our kitchen. Almost. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Have a nice day!      …

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I’ve come to tell you I’m going away

September 15, 2016
going away, parc buttes chaumont, paris

Photo taken by Jessica de Ligt during the making of the video for Be Good/The Paris File.ย  Writing this whilst listening to: Berry, Mademoiselle (album) Location: my balcony, Rotterdam Drink: Viรฑa Tarapacรก, Valle Central, Chile, Chardonnay, 2015 A freezing cold evening, February 2011. Iโ€™m gathering my stuff which is lying around the small apartment in the 19th arrondissement. Checking every drawer, going through the tiny rooms, packing my bags. Iโ€™m about to turn off the radio when I hear a…

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Pardon my French

September 5, 2016
french movie

Writing this whilst listening to: Miles Davis, Ascenseur pour L’รฉchafaud (soundtrack) Location: my desk, Rotterdam Drink: Domaine de la Baume, Les Mariรฉs, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012ย      I finally found a way to sit around watching movies and call it work. Not that Iโ€™m actually making money while doing so, but thatโ€™s just a detail. And arenโ€™t details easy to overlook?   Watching stacks of movies spoken in the language you desire to speak can be an effective way to…

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