Ming, 73


The 40 over 40 Women's Portrait Campaign

Ming is calm and patient and has the most radiant and sparkly eyes. She came in for a shoot with her daughter, Tzoe and her grandchildren joined in for some shots at the end - you can see how they just adore her.

If your friends/family had to describe you in 3-4 words, what would they say?

Friendly, caring, patient & loyal

What would you say is your best emotional quality?


What is your occupation and how to you like to spend your free time?

I used to be a stay at home mom, when my kids were still little, now I have grandchildren.

My hobbies, include diamond painting, listening to music and my volunteer work

What are you most proud of?

Still being able to do everything myself, I want to.

What is your favourite poem, quote or saying?

Doe maar normaal, dan ben je al gek genoeg.

(We didn’t know how to translate this in English)

What advice would you give your 20-year old self looking back?

Your opinion matters and is of value. Don’t be afraid to voice your opinion. You are stronger than you think.

What are your thoughts on aging?

With age come insights

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