Monthly Archives: July 2015

the art of simplicity

miffy

It’s hard to believe… but Miffy, that adorable white baby bunny, turns 60 this year! In 1955, on a rainy seaside holiday in North Holland, Dick Bruna sketched a little bunny for his young son. The bunny kept hopping about. Each evening he would make stories up about the bunny and… Miffy was born. I… Read more »

Happy Independence Day (from a Brit?)

The independence we are celebrating today is, of course, independence from the likes of me. Brits. (Excuse me but first of all, what is a Brit doing posting on Independence Day? I know. It’s cheeky but there you have it. We are nothing if not cheeky.) When I first came to the States, I visited… Read more »