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Art isn’t about what you see. What did I know…?

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Avi was back in London. He’d been back in Israel for family matters for a year or so during which I’d paid him a visit, but now he’s back here, though I’m not sure why.

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Today was Memorial Day, during which the victims of the Second World War in Holland are being commemorated, just like every year on the 4th of May.

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The difficulty with abstract expressionism like that of Barnett Newman is that it doesn’t represent something (immediately) recognizable. That doesn’t necessary mean there is nothing to relate to though.

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It was not long after Israel’s Second Lebanon war in 2006 that I met Avi. I was working in London at a famous ad agency on Knightsbridge, between Hyde Park and Harrods.
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Izzy was missing the other day.

We had started to let her out only a couple of weeks ago. Enough to get used to the gardens and not to get lost, but she isn’t too bright. And she’s fat, too.

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Since our move to Holland and the purchase of our house A and I needed a sunny holiday.
Having been to the Greek islands of Lefkas and Samos before, this time we decided to go to the larger island of Lesbos.

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