In the name

Tonight I’ll visit the HQ School Theater show ‘IN DE NAAM VAN‘(‘In the name of’) in Ede. I am looking forward to it. It’ll be the first show of them that I visit; don’t know what to expect. The PR at least is raising high expectations.Each year, HQ students create their own theater show and perform in several places all over Holland. The idea is … Lees verder In the name

Belgian break

Mira and I were on a short break last week in the Belgian Ardens. We went to Nadrin, a small village right next to the river Ourthe. Beautiful place, very peaceful and green. Wednesday and Thursday we went hiking almost all day, on Friday we left before noon and visited Antwerp on the way back. Very nice trip alltogether, and as usual we ended up … Lees verder Belgian break

Happy Birthday…

Today is Mira birthday! Amazingly, the last couple of years she has not turned any older. I can’t tell you what it’s like to have a wife that stays forever young… The other historic event today is that I walked the ‘Avondvierdaagse’ for the first time since 22 years, together with Rosa. This is a typical Dutch tradition: a four-night, 5 km walk around town … Lees verder Happy Birthday…

Nee – Non – No

A lot has been said already about the vote against the EU constitution, and I doubt if I can add something useful to the discussion. My ‘no’ to this constitution is a quite fundamental one. Like many others already commented, the EU is an undemocratic system, which is reason enough to vote against. Some say it is a ‘toy’ for the political elite (the Berlusconi … Lees verder Nee – Non – No