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Loek: “my mother, who was a catholic girl of around 17 at the time of the second world war, saved my father, who was jewish, by hiding him in various places”. 'After the war they married, you must realize that it was very unusual for a catholic girl to marry a jewish boy” “thIs store has been started by my parents in 1946 and I have continued it in 1977 - the store is now called 'Loeks Good', a small joke on my first name" today is may 4th, remembrance day.
Utrecht christmas trees. "I love my christmas tree, it's a real one. The first time I put up a christmas tree it had beautiful decorations, but all very fragile. It fell over during the night. Since that time I use soft decorations. But it has never fallen over since." Ilse and Diederik (physics teacher and game developer) share the same birthday
"for christmas I want to feel at home, to feel really at home, and I wish other people the same" Anna (29) is an interior designer and has a very special tree. "It's actually a tree made from other trees" "I did not want a real tree, and did not like those fake trees, I saw this wooden minimalist tree on a website, and I thought the only place to get them from was in australia until I found a dutch company actually in Utrecht: gebroeders Bosma, they make furniture and these christmas trees from spare wood". "I did not have enough money to buy one I saw they had a facebook contest so I entered"â¦.."And my friend won" "SHE actually won the tree I wanted", "I was unhappy".. "that evening she surprised me with this gift: this beautiful tree" "thanks to my friend Juliet"
A rainy day...smal puddles of water are always attractive to little kids. His mother is just outside the frame, but he is not hearing her at all.Utrecht