de Achterhoek

We spent a few days in the Achterhoek, the region where I was born and raised. Memories, memories, memories and beautiful nature! Eating “halve Haantjes” at Hotel Bakker … In between we also went to Ermelo to visit the grave of my brother Johan. and to Winterswijk to visit my sister … and also toContinue reading “de Achterhoek”

Hitch's birthday !

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 !”

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 …”

Observations during a walk

Of course on the former work island Neeltje Jans … while walking the dog. Hello good people who read this blog … Have you ever been running through the sea buckets at full speed? bare feet through the sea buckets ? Hitch likes it … The geese have found a strategic place … to nestContinue reading “Observations during a walk”

Is it autumn?

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?”