Valentine Mark Herman's Blog – September 2012 Archive (4)

The Polo Mint Adventures Part 3 -- loosing the Polos but finding a real hippy and some Chinese warriors

Bonjour!

This is the third and last episode -- for now -- about my Museum adventures with Polo Mints in the Netherlands.

Just in case you have forgotten what a Polo Mint looks like, here is one:

This episode invovles visits to two Museums -- the Limburgs Museum in Venlo and the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden.

First to Venlo, by train,…

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Added by Valentine Mark Herman on September 26, 2012 at 9:30pm — 7 Comments

The Polo Mint Adventures, Part 2 -- from Charlotte to Christo

Bonjour!

This is the 2nd of 3 installments in the Polo Mint Adventures.

Here's a Polo Mint, just to remind you of what this is all about -- placing a Polo Mint on a work of art in a Museum, and taking a photo of it -- while trying not to get thrown out of the museum (as happend to me in Bilbao and St Jacques de Compostelle.

 

I visited the…

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Added by Valentine Mark Herman on September 25, 2012 at 9:48pm — 11 Comments

The Polo Mint Adventures Part 1 -- or how Val nearly got thrown out of a Museum, again

I stopped smoking (everything, don't ask) on February 1st, 1975.

I was hypnotised, and was told that there would be no side effects.

There was but one -- I became addicted to Polo Mints (what y'all over there call Lifesavers).

Here is a Polo Mint.

I always have a packet of Polo Mints in my pocket.

I realised the hitherto undiscovered…

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Added by Valentine Mark Herman on September 24, 2012 at 9:49pm — 13 Comments

Mail Art Martha Visited Sigean Today!!! (Monday 3 September, 2012)

She, and her husband, John, visited the Galerie Serrencia where Val introduced her to some Sea Monsters, walked around the the old village  -- with Shopping Trolley and Mail Art Display Handbag -- and then went to Chez Val.

After a (very) short sightseeing trip in Oranje, she went to the Intermarché supermarket -- with her Shopping Trolley and a Sea Monster -- and took some photos…

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Added by Valentine Mark Herman on September 3, 2012 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

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