Through our Eyes // 11


Through our eyes

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  1. I really want a donkey
  2. This is a five-minute drive from our house
  3. Fall forest walks
  4. My little maniac, running around on the beach and eating seaweed
  5. That smile
  6. I love signs like this
  7. Yes, there is a giant papa smurf in the background
  8. Our friends came over for a weekend of fun

We’ve been doing a lot of hiking in between work lately. We’re enjoying the amazing nature of the Frisian island of Texel until we move back to the city in a few weeks. We visited the beach, the dunes and the forest this past week, and the calm this island radiates works wonders for our creativity. Texel has a unique ecosystem in the Slufter, a dune valley where sea water comes in on the tides. All kinds of rare plants grow here, including statice and glasswort. If you visit in the right season, you can pick it and eat it right away, or use at home in a salad. Make sure not to stray too far, or you’ll disturb some nesting birds, and get yourself a fine to boot.

We’ve been super productive lately, and one of the reasons for it are these moments of blissful recharge. Also, we just got Basecamp, and it’s awesome. If you do any project-based work we can highly recommended it! (not sponsored by Basecamp, just really loving it).

Have a great weekend, take a walk, eat some plants and enjoy.