No story today, but I want to share two minutes of impressions of this Saturday in my village, Burgh-Haamstede, on the island Schouwen-Duiveland in…
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Tracing back my family history in Zierikzee
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It's getting hot again, and my iPhone gives a yellow warning for heat. But it is still early in the morning; the sun is slowly rising, the sky is blue…
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Both Spain and the island that I consider my home base are dealing with the consequences of our greedy use of fossil fuels. I'm frustrated that despite…
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Yesterday, I was a day in The Hague for some meetings and used that short visit to take the picture in my latest article where I referred to the St…
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The first time I heard about Saint James was most likely in Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. When I got the double album of this…
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(Or how finding beauty in small things can make you happy)
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I'm back on the island. It is now more than two months after I left home in Ottawa. Since then, I have visited New York City, Bonn in Germany, and…
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Just before 11 p.m. in the center of Madrid. It’s busy, beautiful friends meet for drinks, young children play in the street, and in the distance…
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I love to visit some of the world’s best known cities like New York City, Paris, or Madrid, where I arrived on Friday after ending the five weeks of…
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And I just returned from there
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The air quality that briefly looked so much better when I started walking, suddenly turned much worse. I feel it in my throat, smell it, and fear it. I…
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