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Category: Thoughts

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

  • Remembrance day

    Remembrance day

    Today is remembrance day in the Netherlands. The country grinds to a halt at 8pm (local time) for two minutes while we commemorate the victims of the second world war, and those who fell for our freedom since then.

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    Oliebollen are a traditional Dutch new year’s eve snack. I prepare a bowl with oliebollen every year, see my oliebollen recipe if you want to try it yourself. We wish everyone the very best for the new year 2015!

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    We wish all of you a Happy New Year!

  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    We wish our family, friends, fans, customers and readers a sweet Christmas! May all your Christmas wishes come true.

  • Before the storm

    Before the storm

    Last month typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) destroyed large parts of the Visayas area of the Philippines. I’m sure you saw images of the destruction, especially from Tacloban. We hope to visit the region some time next year, and I’ll share a few photos afterwards. Hopefully it will only be photos of how nicely […]

  • If only

    If only

    I would If only I could But then – When I could I did not