Personal Stories

Love Is Not Tourism

A personal yet universal piece of writing, portraying the pain as experienced by divided couples in times of corona.

The Dutch Eye

A company of elder women taught me that the world can be seen from different angles.

Mocking Day

A refreshing light over the concept of birthday celebrations.

Ode To The Restroom

Going to a public water closet can be a quirky experience. Not because of the traditional struggles, like a malfunctioning flush, or when running out of toilet paper and all of their shameful outcomes. No, the real thrill comes from an exemplary demonstration of human stubbornness. If you’d ask me, a fine public restroom is…

In The Netherlands, Everything Is Anticipated On.

Forget about bicycles, tulips and windmills. What really characterizes the Netherlands is much more life-enriching. It comes down to this; Dutch authorities have a plan for pretty much everything. Days ago, I read a news message saying that a Wolf had been seen in a natural area in the east of the country. A big…