Observations Wrapped

Last week is was time for the annual Spotify Wrapped to be released. Some hate it, some love it. I’m rather neutral. I think its fun, and it doesn’t mean a lot to me. However it inspired me to wrap up the observations I made in 2023. Disclaimer: this wrap up can change because the… Continue reading Observations Wrapped

Flora Batava

I have always had a fascination for those old hand-colored prints of birds and plants. So, I am a little embarrassed to admit that I did not know about the *Flora Batava*. The *Flora Batava* was an idea of publisher Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811). At the end of the 18th century he wanted to make… Continue reading Flora Batava