Category: Contemplations


St. Martin’s Day. 20% or 110%?

At the 11th of november, in some German and Dutch-speaking towns, there are processions of children with lanterns (Laternelaufen), sometimes led by a horseman representing St Martin. And yes, we did celebrate this back… Lees meer.


How do you do?

Wow, exciting question… and often the question is also said out of politeness. Not so much as a question, but almost as a “hello”. In some cultures, it really is a kind of “hello”… Lees meer.