Comic Hero Tintin is well-known all over the world. Since the death of his creator, Hergé, the Tintin heritage is vigorously guarded by his wife and her lover. Legally it is almost impossible to publish Tintin in any possible way, but there are many parodies circulating on the web. Here… Read More »8 unknown Tintin books ?
The rich history of South-Flevoland, and my home town Almere in particular, is intersected by two large canals, the Hoge Vaart (High Canal) and the Lage Vaart (Low Canal). One could argue that it should be a piece of cake to get all waterways at the same level when new… Read More »A walk from Vaartsluis to Zuidersluis in Almere
Finally on top of the Grebbeberg, an ice age moraine. At the start of the second world war this was the spot where Dutch soldiers fought very hard against the German invaders (without loads of amphetamine, mind you). Of course we had once been to the Ouwehand Zoo with the… Read More »At the banks of the Grebbeberg
Dystopian and apocalyptic are main qualifications when it comes to describing the works of Zdzisław Beksiński. I wonder if that interpretation is correct. Admittedly, with many of his paintings I get the impression that I am looking at the sixth day of God’s uncreation: tomorrow He might switch off the… Read More »The 6th day of God’s uncreation – the morbid surrealism of the Polish artist Beksinski
One of the most beautiful spots in the Flevopolder is the former island of Schokland. The first UNESCO World Heritage Site in our country. You can take several walks, varying in distance from 1 to 11 km. And we often do that. For enthusiasts, there is a pleasant catering facility… Read More »The former island Schokland – a place to wash ashore