An Artist of life , gardener in the wilderness, a painter and herbalist,healer,a waldorf teacher (vrije school kleuterleidster),educator pedagoog. and an.earth mamma,that eat organic food mostly what is grown in 10 miles.
I live in the U S A without electricity ,sleep outside in the summer,I have never wanted a refrigerator or wasmachine. My 3 children only went to school after they know ,how to grow their own food , and take care of them self , make their own clothes spoon, and toys and help build houses and take care for the earth and all their creatures. This is why I raised them in California and Oregon, and travel with them to places where people still live simple and happy about it. I am a radical educator.I helped many children and schools and they helped me. I am a certified waldorf teacher and have a masters in education and a A B. in art. I strongly believed that children learn more from being in nature then in school (website hidden) our school of natural living ,we cook on a wood fire in the outside kitchen ,although there is gas and an oven in the quest house . We wash by the clear drinkable streams. We do not ask of our quests to live that simple.I believe that respect for each others visions and ways make this place a home for people with different paths to enlightenment My work is making trails for the quests to walk through the wilderness around us. I weed the plants that kill the native plants. or overtake the sensitive ones. I do walking meditation during the day I walk 2 miles every 3 days to get my internet charged,so do not expect answers right a way.i live simple and phones do not agree with me. Because i like to share this beautiful place with others became I a member of air bnb.
In the Netherlands ,at Het Atelier, I still do not have a refrigerator was-machine and live so simple as possible .I,gathering my wild food, In Holland stingily Nettles . I love my neighbors. They are al so great. We have many books. I teach art classes ,gave massages,talk stories, cook healthy meals. You can lose weight in my 5 days workshop . I illustrate books ,see (website hidden) .But meanly I paint this beautiful Dutch landscape, on the end of the world, Stavenisse, with its incredible light, the clay earth and sea.