franka waaldijk

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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation visual artist
Location Netherlands
Introduction Well, what about me? And why would anyone care... but here goes. Inner, spiritual experience of reality is my inspiration. The interior attracts me more than the exterior appearance. Those who really look, really see. Love & quality is my current life motto.
Interests people, animals, nature, spirituality, love, friendship, art, music, dance, philosophy, truth, reality, fantasy, humor, photography, mathematics, intuitionism, science, foundations of science, foundations of mathematics, books, poetry, tennis, hiking, sustainability, history, art history, chess, bridge, games, classical guitar, sex, sexuality, gender issues, depression, intelligence, intuition, van gogh, da vinci, matisse, bonnard, escher, el greco, rothko, holbein, dürer, rembrandt, francis bacon, frida kahlo, etc, brouwer, meditation, gaia, drawing, painting, sculpting
Favorite Movies ordinary people, casablanca, play it again sam, once upon a time in the west, as good as it gets, the african queen, the sacrifice, the seventh seal, lord of the rings, mauvais sang, groundhog day, heaven can wait, singing in the rain, the shawshank redemption, o brother where art thou, the ladykillers, woody allen movies, the snapper, one flew over the cuckoo's nest, the third man, touch of evil, life of brian, monty python and the holy grail, the fugitive, de noorderlingen, klute, bullit, my beautiful laundrette, harry potter and the prisoner of azkaban, monsoon wedding, soylent green, the return of the pink panther, the pink panther strikes again, crouching tiger hidden dragon, jackie chan, vertigo, 8½, una giornata particolare, beatbox colombia, 3 days of the condor, earth, le voyage du ballon rouge, delicatessen, goodbye lenin, syriana, pirates of the caribbean, cat people, blowup, il y a longtemps que je t'aime, quick change, slumdog millionaire, as it is in heaven, man of the year, moonrise kingdom, hugo, intouchables, the lunchbox
Favorite Music bach, scarlatti, schubert, monteverdi, di lasso, da palestrina, albéniz, tarrega, brouwer, sor, dowland, sylvius leopold weiss, st. saëns, clément janequin, villa-lobos, etc, beatles, old genesis, old yes, crosby stills nash, neil young, bob dylan, david bowie, cream, jimi hendrix, talking heads, cure, king crimson, slade, ike & tina turner, alicia keys, etc, taarab, african music, orchestra baobab, traditional arabic music, traditional turkish music, flamenco, paco de lucia, carmen amaya, sabicas, etc, louis armstrong & his hot five, billie holiday, charlie parker, thelonious monk, coltrane, jacques loussier, django reinhardt, toumani diabaté, christian laviso, tcheka, etc, georges brassens, gilbert bécaud, boudewijn de groot, cornelis vreeswijk, miel cools, joan baez, johnny cash, oum kalsoum, celia cruz, paul simon (& garfunkel), tom waits, john lee hooker, etc
Favorite Books zen & the art of motorcycle maintenance, of human bondage, the adventures of huckleberry finn, a connecticut yankee at king arthur's court, life on the mississippi, little dorrit, a tale of two cities, the brothers karamazov, the idiot, the gambler, el general en su laberinto, max havelaar, ideeën van multatuli, woutertje pieterse, to kill a mockingbird, brave new world, slaughterhouse five, 1984, white fang, the sand child, l'enfant de sable, pompeii, imperium, the far pavilions, the merchant of venice, the three musketeers, aurelio zen, foundation trilogy, the hobbit, revelation space series, absolution gap, the street lawyer, marten toonder, olivier b. bommel, tintin, life of pi, motherless brooklyn, tractatus logico-philosophicus, 20000 miles under the sea, memoires d'hadrien, de komedianten, de kellner en de levenden, tyrannosaur canyon, jonathan livingston seagull, the hungry spirit, i robot, harry potter and the deathly hallows, transmission, kees de jongen, siddharta, girl with a pearl earring, as above so below, the art of color, bluff your way in math, the shipping news, the comedians, our man in havana, the heart of the matter, the quiet american, the human factor, the power and the glory, the end of the affair, karakter, wiplala, abeltje, charlie and the chocolate factory, verhalen van de tweelingbroers, torenhoog en mijlenbreed, ogen van tijgers, de brief voor de koning, geheimen van het wilde woud, de zevensprong, de torens van februari, meester van de zwarte molen, the bfg, lord of the rings, gödel escher bach, hawaii, centennial, the drifters, wonderlijke nachten, kind tussen vier vrouwen, the paradise trail, our tragic universe, ordinary people, our kind of traitor, where the wild things are, the brooklyn follies, the drop, the ways of the world

Chicken monkey shoes?

I swear, your honor. Otherwise I would never have run that red light. And that ghettoblaster, I mean, what is it with all these newfangled aliens trying to blend in?