A different perspective

|| Nederlandse versie onderaan || Most people have a good nature, also in the Netherlands. But I am still closing off 2020 with a feeling that there is a lot of finger pointing and complaining towards other people everywhere. Many tweets about those stupid churches still holding their sacred services, those egoistic students ignoring the … More A different perspective

Beautiful people

The resilience of the people in South Sudan has made a big impression on us. When you have to leave your village, your house is burnt to the ground, all your cattle is raided,  your father is shot, your child died of hunger and you have to find refuge in the swamps where there are … More Beautiful people

About Rain and Relaxation, and being lucky I am not made out of ice-cubes

Rest and Relaxation (R&R) is often a topic for conversation amongst aid workers. It is a bit like how we are talking about the weather in the Netherlands. If you meet someone, the way to start a conversation is making a comment about the weather. This is how you come closer to each other. Whether … More About Rain and Relaxation, and being lucky I am not made out of ice-cubes