The rhythm of the waves – Het ritme van de golven

The rhythm of the waves veats a kind of time, it is not clock or calendar time. It has no urgency. It happens to be timeless time. I know that I am listening to a rhythm which has been just the same for millions of years, and it takes me out of a world of …

The war against terror

‘We accepted an political regime that is sustained by fear. I don’t think one has to justify the cost and nature of the national security state, one just has to keep the people fearful enough to support it.’ Source: ‘Shadow world’, 2016 Sometimes my eye is attracted by the dutch NPO (Dutch Public Broadcast) website. …

Reviving the Countryside

We are dancing, screaming – playing the guitar, melodica and sing. There are no borders, we are acting as crazy as possible. When he looks at me, I see a small boys face, eyes looking frolicsome. I enjoy almost every minute. Sometimes it is difficult and we need some distance. We smash Dutch humour against …

Living water

‘Sometimes I feel like I am fine on my own’ ‘1500 miles from home’ The first number that my mp3 player choose is ‘crazy English summer’, from the artist Faithless. ‘The grass is greener without pain.’ ‘I think that I am changing but I am still the same.’ ‘Sometimes I think I am glad to …