Mothers Day and Container Homes

Dear Ossian, Thanks for reminding me that my mother is always with me. Moms are with us always.  I suppose that’s part of their magic. My moms’ name was (and in a way, still is) Theres Anna-Marie Hofer. Try saying that with a strong swiss-european accent.   My mom showed me lots of cool and weird things.  She stuck…

Amsterdam container homes

In Amsterdam, shipping container homes are plentiful, dotting the city with colour and life. The Dutch are notorious for being tall and living small – and doing so with style. While there, I saw a 4-storey narrow width container home, constructed with open ends, each of which was a different colour. It was amazing and quite…