It’s about time Don Straathof made an appearance on this blog. He first got in touch years ago, when he wrote for more information about a Helen Andersen lithograph that he had purchased. The colourful Dutchman has a good eye as well as a sense of humour.
The snapshots arrived in today’s email. Apparently Don has found someplace sandy and warm to spend the winter. His message about the coconut hazard:
“They tried to warn me. But I thought, what are the chances of them falling on me? Wooden shoes, wooden head, wouldn’t listen!”