Beim Gärtnern, 10×10 cm, 2024, Digital Art – (c) Astrid Volquardsen

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I have taken a break from blogging


I didn’t realize how long I hadn’t blogged, but to reassure you: I am doing well. The impact with my brain tumor was more severe than I thought.  Well, how was I supposed to know? I’m leading a different,... Read More

From the life of a stoker


Sketchbook From the life of a stoker Last weekend we were on the road again with our Pino (tandem). I am called the stoker because I only support the propulsion, but have no influence on the course. Only the... Read More

The Treasure Hunters


I don’t know what it’s all about that all of a sudden so many people are running around with metal detectors. Maybe I’m also missing the thrill of the excitement until the moment when the »treasure« reveals itself.  ... Read More

Maman, regarde! (Mom,look!)


It was a long time ago, but I remember it clearly as if it were yesterday. Maman, regarde! (Mum, look!), Gouache, 20×20, Astrid Volquardsen, 2021 It was a hot day outside the Louvre in Paris and we were waiting... Read More