Tom Boerman, a Dutchman, started last May to walk around the world; a trip like that will take many years to complete. We spoke about his fascinating…
More worrying climate news and increasingly worried Americans in the week that climate action failure became the world's biggest risk. This week, a…
Join me for an evening walk through Brussels. I look differently at the world around me when I have a camera in my hand. I see beauty in places, in…
As you know, I have century-old connections to this island, so my love for its beauty may be a bit biased. However, quite a few readers decided to…
The Antrumposcene risks becoming a downward spiral of democracy-undermining feedback loops. A successive Republican win, based on effectively undermined…
The fascinating geography and history of The Hague. The forest you see in the foreground was a couple of thousands of years ago; the coastal dunes and…
And wishing you all a happy 2022!
Dear friends, readers, supporters (and quite a few of you are all three), You have different backgrounds. So for many of you, I wish you a wonderful…
A bright moment on the shortest day of the year.
A book about the impact of sea-level rise is a must-read in the week that scientists warned about the Thwaites "Doomsday" Glacier breaking up. If I…
And a link to the new news-podcast
A weekend read for those that like languages, history, art, food, recipes, and traditions. As typical Dutch as the oliebollenkraam is the tulip bulb…