My Sandwalk …

Charles had his Sandwalk near his house … mine is on the former work-island Neeltje Jans. I always walk in the company of my dog Hitch, named after Christopher Hitchens. My Sandwalk Away from the screaming advertising, the ever-present social obligations, the populists demanding political attention, the ignorant demanding people, the talk shows, the opinion-makers,Continue reading “My Sandwalk …”

explanation of law number 7

An explanation of the boy scouts law number 7 in the old boy scouts handbook. Law is written short, clear and powerful. An explanation should be provided for each law. And luckily the old explanation given in this 70-year-old book can also be considered acceptable (in my opinion) in 2020. Of course, it must firstContinue reading “explanation of law number 7”

old books and memories

Fortunately, I still have them, those old scout books. Because of the planned reunion, I read them again. As a result, many memories come to the surface again. It’s been about 50 years ago … times have changed a lot … parenting has changed … pastimes have changed … the media have been renewed …Continue reading “old books and memories”

Cycling home after the nightshift

Too bad I didn’t have my camera with me … the “photos” of the phone will have to do it … It was a beautiful sunrise! How much money would an average person want to spend to experience this beautiful sunset while cycling in a comfortable velomobile? I earned that money this morning on topContinue reading “Cycling home after the nightshift”

Biggest velomobile gathering in the world: “Oliebollentocht “

Jan Trenson made a very nice video of the last “oliebollentocht”. I couldn’t be with them, but hope to participate the next time in December 2020 … Ever since the first “oliebollentocht”, it has been a tradition for participants to cycle from their home to the trip, to ride the trip themselves and then cycleContinue reading “Biggest velomobile gathering in the world: “Oliebollentocht “”

I had the night shift during the New Year

Traditionally I will stand on the roof (which is about 50 meters high) of the factory at 24:00h.But there was a thick fog over Walcheren, so there was nothing to be seen of the fireworks in the cities. So I made some photos of my colleague Tim and went back to work … I wishContinue reading “I had the night shift during the New Year”