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Auschwitz, June 2018

  The goal of my trip to Krakow wasn’t the city itself, the goal was a visit to Auschwitz. In the past I had already visited some former concentration camps, but never Auschwitz. In Auschwitz I, the story of the camps, of the people that ended up in the camps is told. Names and faces… Read more »

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Krakow, June 2018

Last week I paid a short visit to Krakow, a small town in Poland, a town with a lot of history. The number of churches is one of the first things that you will notice. Next to the adoration of pope John Paul II. He was born in the neighborhood, he was the archbishop of… Read more »

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Old printing presses, June 2018

About two years ago, I visited a wonderful place, packed with old printing presses. Meanwhile, the collection has expanded, also with other related equipment. So time for a new visit, for some new pictures. Eddy  

Lezing door Oscar van den Boogaard over zijn boek Kindsoldaat in Boekenhuis Theoria te Kortrijk.

Oscar, April 2018

Oscar van den Boogaard is a Dutch writer who got a lot of attention lately, with his book ‘Kindsoldaat’ (child soldier). During a lecture that we attended, he gave some background about the book. A story about his life, the life of his parents, his grand parents and how past, present and future are interwoven,… Read more »

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Bees and bluebells, April 2018

It’s the time of the year to admire the bluebells. Some places in Flanders are world famous for the forests turning blue, but also close to my place I can find some fields of bluebells. And the bees love them… Eddy

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Malaga, April 2018

Two places in Malaga that are worth to visit, are the Market Halls (Mercado) and the Center Pompidou Malaga. Here are some impressions. Eddy

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Alhambra, April 2018

Since we weren’t that far from Granada, we had to visit the Alhambra. Our visit was rather short, due to the rain. But even then: the palaces are impressive! Especially considering they were built in the 14th century… Especially when comparing them with the additions by Charles V in the 16th century (unless he was… Read more »

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Andalusia, April 2018

Andalusia (in the South of Spain) is usually a sunny and warm place. Except the week that we were there… At the last moment we put a sweater in our suitcase, we really needed it… But, even in the cold Andalusia is a nice place to be. Eddy 

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CWxRM, April 2018

CWxRM – in full: Coming World Remember Me – is an artistic project that wants to commemorate the 600.000 victims of World War I on Belgian soil. For each of the 600.000 victims a small statue was created, by a volunteer, who ‘adopted’ one of the victims. It’s a story that started nine years ago… Read more »

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Chinese New Year, February 2018

Last WE the Chinese community in Antwerp celebrated New Year, with a traditional danse of the dragon. Eddy

Writing with light becomes poetry