Ben, Rotterdam

10.08.2020 - Found a new swimming spot today at the top of the Rotte. The normal swim in the lake has stopped due to some dangerous algae that seems to be blooming right now. 21.08.2020 - looking forward to being at home - planning a video making workshop for DAE - making a website for Mushroom Radio 22.08.2020 - I woke up this morning in my parents house in the countryside. I had breakfast outside, it was very early bc I'm still on Dutch time. There was a beautiful light filtering through the whole garden and I had the sudden urge to climb every tree and photograph every flower and say hello to every bumblebee. Instead I sat and listened to the birds and the wind and the distant sound from the village and I quite suddenly felt very peaceful. 03.09.2020 - I started looking at Cornish mines again this morning. Theres something so incredibly surreal about mines that stretch for miles downwards and then out to sea and that they were built hundreds of years ago. I'm very psyched to go and visit them over the next couple of weeks. skip 6 months forward 08.03.2020 - in new studio, working on fun project. trying to find new house.

Best days of the week

  • thursday
  • sunday


  • 23rd July 2020 - Risotto with roasted sweet potato, sage butter, lemon rind and Turkish sheep cheese
  • 4th August 2020 - Giant marrow stuffed with tomatoes, grains (bulgur and quinoa), onions, garlic. Blind baked at first and then stuffed with a layer of Parmesan on top. Served to Beethovens 5th sympthony.
  • 9th August 2020 - Blending tofu with olive oil, parsley (or other herbs) to use as a sauce for pasta

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