When my mother left Amsterdam,

her friend Becky gave her a picture she’d painted of a house plant, a bottle of mineral water and a bottle of gin. As a child I loved the sense of light and sunshine that streamed through the painting and it’s the first thing I look at as I wake up now. Hennie Haworth’s illustrations for The Guardian remind me of the same feeling.

hennie haworth

One comment

  1. Shirley · September 16, 2015

    the gin was jonge genever, to be precise! Has a strange paralysing effect on the legs ..

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