Paper making (01)

I watched a short clip on Instagram of someone making paper from used/scrap paper, and it looked really easy. I thought: I can do this! So, I took a piece of double corrugated card of approximately 30 x 40 cm and tore it into smaller pieces. I put this in warm water in a small… Continue reading Paper making (01)


You may wonder what ‘Almalauha’ means. It stems from ‘alma lauha’, the Germanic name for my home town of Almelo, the Netherlands. ‘Alma’ means ‘elm’ and ‘lauha’ refers to woods on sandy ground near a settlement (is there an English word for this?!). My hometown is well old, with the first mention of House of… Continue reading Almalauha?