Poverty, poor, impoverished, deprived, deprivation, and everything with ‘a lack of-something’ are words, or concepts that are widely used but nobody can give a clear answer to what it really is.
As many of you know, I am doing a master degree in…. Poverty Reduction: Policy and Practice. What I want to do in this category, is to pick out the interesting part and questions and give a certain nuance to it.
Bureaucracy always, always and always is a hassle. Also now to get the documents in at the immigration office to get a long term stay pass for me. For example, we needed a stamp from court so a document can be used. On that document is a reference to a law. But, it appears that […]
Only recently I found out what responsibility ‘moving out’ has and that I have to ‘let go’ of concepts that was all too natural to me. It is easy to fly continents but that flight is so much more than sitting in a tube 35.000 ft above ground.
On the news lately. Fracking is now allowed in The Netherlands, be it only “a test”. Not just anywhere in the Netherlands, no. They allocated a test field in Groningen! Groningen is one of the Northern provinces struggling a lot with earthquakes due to natural gas extraction by the NAM (which is a venture between […]
We work for Google. Our employer shouldn’t be in the business of war.
What I am arguing, through examples, is that Facebook is, on the one hand too big to fail, but, on the other hand too large to manage in local context so it must be stopped/decentralized/anything but what it is now.
The USA is going to ask for 5 years of social media accounts and usernames with a visa application. Read more
Or, a Decent F*cking Car! And that was badly needed…
How satisfying good and healthy food can be!
In this part a nuance and explanation as to why I leave Facebook with more words. It has been on my mind already for a while and I have been going back and forth with thoughts regarding what Facebook really means for me and
What do you do if you don’t wanna cook but still want to be (reasonable) healthy? Exactly: – get comfortable on the couch – cut a cucumber in rectangles – dip them in yoghurt with honey And spoon everything out! That’s a way too to have a nice evening!
For too long I have been on screens giving away privacy and all. I came to think – I have this blog, so why not using it? It can do exactly the same if not better! I made this new category and also menu item “Daily Musings” which I will use similar as I have […]
The story of food and personal experience with food and my mother’s cancer. I walk you through my general look on food to go deeper into each element of food and its function to the body. The red line is how food related with my mother’s disease.
Soon the USA can sue/bring to court other nations as a whole if the USA thinks a citizen of that country has participated in terrorism in the USA itself. The whole bill you can read here: JASTA .
I very much would like to have an answer to this question: What is the product, or result, when kids in the USA are being moved in a school bus and supervised for the majority of the day throughout their most formative years, rather than move themselves?
My malaria experience in which I tell my story how it is to have malaria in Angola, Africa. How hard it is to beat the disease, the connection with locals and how poverty is affecting health and treatments.
This video shows that we must end bigotry, hatred against other people as in nationalities, religion, ethnicity and all that people cannot choose from.
In this article I comment on Jessica’s post on health consequences of obese models and related standards.
A powerful motivational quote about how grain changed the world!