He is seven years old! Our dog Hitch … named after Christopher Hitchins. And just like Christopher Hitchens, he allows me to see the relativity of social human society on a daily basis.Hitch communicates it in the typical dog way … a friendly lick in my face, an attentive look in his eyes, lying quietlyContinue reading “Hitch's birthday !”
A good read … although I’ve only read the first chapters …. I realize what several forefathers must have gone through … and what I possibly have to go through …
old navigation technology on the dashboard
Marjan wanted to visit this church because it originally had Moorish influences. I went because there was a huge rain shower. But I enjoyed taking photos without a tripod in the little light … and was impressed by all the frills that had been placed in this church for the past 1000 years. The guideContinue reading “The Collegiate Church of Santa María de Alquézar.”
Bron: Max van Weezel (1951-2019): zinnebeeld van de Haagse journalistiek | De Volkskrant I grew up with the interpretation of Max. Of all the journalists who mattered, his method appealed to me the most. His voice over the radio led me through the political landscape of the Netherlands. My political paradigm is largely a legacyContinue reading “Max van Weezel (1951-2019)”
I have been listening to this song for about 30 years during the Christmas season … that is why it has become a Christmas carol in my family. Dutch Hope in frightened days (neerlands hoop in bange dagen).
Because we live on the coast, we don’t see autumn in nature as clearly as in woodlands. [satire mode on] That’s why we went to the Ardennes to see firsthand how naturally fall looks for forest dwellers. Nowadays, with climate change, you do not know how things stand with the seasons. Science is only a belief, theyContinue reading “Is it autumn?”
Have a nice day today … Eid Mubarak
The four young blackbirds had flown from the nest and were scattered in our backyard …. of course I took a few pictures …. beautiful young life ! But …. a few hours later one of the young blackbirds was brutally caught and dragged along by a western jackdaw NatureContinue reading “life and death in our backyard”
We hung this star for X-mas. But it’s so nice that I get the tendency to let it hang all year long …
For many many years I have listened to Echoes, 24 minutes on one side of the LP ….. and while listening, I had imaginary thoughts and pictures in my mind ….. This video comes close to it !
Hitch is named after Christopher Hitchens … maybe that’s why he is always alert ….
This morning the newspaperboy delivered nederlandsdagblad on our doorstep. He has a sense of humor !
Good advice for the younger ones and enjoyable lessons for the elderly (about where it maybe went wrong ….).
John wrote this song a long time ago …… “Across The Universe” Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup They slither wildly as they slip away across the universe Pools of sorrow, waves of joy are drifting through my opened mind Possessing and caressing me Jai Guru Deva OM Nothing’s gonnaContinue reading “Across The Universe”