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Vipassana: pitstop on a wandering path

A rich life with little stuff. That is what I hoped to find when I stepped into the train to Mongolia. Two years ago I started on a journey that found at least one conclusion in a meditation centre last

2017/06/25 / No comments

Vipassana: pitstop on a wandering path

A rich life with little stuff. That is what I hoped to find when I stepped into the train to Mongolia. Two years ago I started on a journey that found at least one conclusion in a meditation centre last


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2015/06/11 / Leave a comment

On killing and keeping Vlekje and Tenger

It is a year since the closing feast of the project Looking for Mongolia in Amsterdam-North. Three months after Midwinter I wrote this essay on what it meant to me.

2017/06/25 / No comments

On killing and keeping Vlekje and Tenger

It is a year since the closing feast of the project Looking for Mongolia in Amsterdam-North. Three months after Midwinter I wrote this essay on what it meant to me.


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2014/12/19 / Leave a comment

Instal; repair; recuperate

I levelled the land; got caravan; placed small solar panel; replaced fuses; made pallet floor; emptied caravan; filled pallet floor with reed; laid top floor; oiled furniture (against humidity); secured floor; adjusted floor; oiled edges; repaired front tent; made music

2017/06/25 / No comments

Instal; repair; recuperate

I levelled the land; got caravan; placed small solar panel; replaced fuses; made pallet floor; emptied caravan; filled pallet floor with reed; laid top floor; oiled furniture (against humidity); secured floor; adjusted floor; oiled edges; repaired front tent; made music


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2014/12/19 / Leave a comment

Walking full circle to Datsjapark

   Once more in an intentional community. How a wanderer is growing mobile roots.

2017/06/25 / 4 Comments

Walking full circle to Datsjapark

   Once more in an intentional community. How a wanderer is growing mobile roots.


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2014/10/13 / 4 Comments

Camp 2 | A Maslovian kick in the head

No matter how much I pushed or pulled, the canvas kept on drooping like a tired bloodhound on a dog show.

2017/06/25 / No comments

Camp 2 | A Maslovian kick in the head

No matter how much I pushed or pulled, the canvas kept on drooping like a tired bloodhound on a dog show.


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2014/08/13 / Leave a comment

Camp 1 | Stuffed again

Yesterday I was cleaning the floor. Mopping up two litres of rain. Meanwhile spreading dirt with boots. How did I do it past fall? I didn’t.

2017/06/25 / 2 Comments

Camp 1 | Stuffed again

Yesterday I was cleaning the floor. Mopping up two litres of rain. Meanwhile spreading dirt with boots. How did I do it past fall? I didn’t.


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2014/07/07 / 2 Comments

Happiness is a cold hose

It were a garden hose, some cheap hand soap, an almost completely screened off garden and a brought along towel that gave me a sense of home.

2017/06/25 / No comments

Happiness is a cold hose

It were a garden hose, some cheap hand soap, an almost completely screened off garden and a brought along towel that gave me a sense of home.


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2014/05/23 / Leave a comment

Missing link: lifting lambs at Rinnegom

What I saw in Mongolia, was that typical to nomads, herders or Mongolians? I am visiting their counterparts in the Netherlands to find out. Today: a flock and their herds-women.

2017/06/25 / No comments

Missing link: lifting lambs at Rinnegom

What I saw in Mongolia, was that typical to nomads, herders or Mongolians? I am visiting their counterparts in the Netherlands to find out. Today: a flock and their herds-women.


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2014/04/03 / Leave a comment

Midwinter Sponsor Party according to Nicola, Coja, Rob, Ida and Wies

On the last day of my Mongolian journey I threw a party for all involved. Since I was running around I invited some guests to tell about their experiences.

2017/06/25 / Comments Off on Midwinter Sponsor Party according to Nicola, Coja, Rob, Ida and Wies

Midwinter Sponsor Party according to Nicola, Coja, Rob, Ida and Wies

On the last day of my Mongolian journey I threw a party for all involved. Since I was running around I invited some guests to tell about their experiences.


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2014/03/21 / Comments Off on Midwinter Sponsor Party according to Nicola, Coja, Rob, Ida and Wies

Sobering side notes

What a high flying feeling, enjoying the fringes of society from the safe and comfortable construct of an art project.

2017/06/25 / One Comment

Sobering side notes

What a high flying feeling, enjoying the fringes of society from the safe and comfortable construct of an art project.


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2013/12/06 / One Comment