LOST The Quest for Jan van Boeckel During the first years of blogging, I came upon Mogromo’s Blog. The blog site was illustrated with the most fascinating photos that supported the mysterious disappearance of a dear family member during the last year of the war. The Dutch writer behind that blog was discreet about who he or she was and […]
A book review on Mysterious Builder of Seattle Landmarks Three years ago when I started blogging I soon found Paula Pederson who blogs about finding traces of her Danish father Hans Pederson who a hundred years ago had built a lot of fine buildings, roads and railways in Seattle. After years of tracing him, her book was finally released February […]
Having retired it’s time to make up for lost time so there are famous books needing to be read. One of them is “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. Yesterday I finished reading the book. In the beginning I struggled a bit getting used to the way the two children spoke in their dialect. Then it helped me to […]
What would I do if I was forced into extreme hardship?
Primo Levi describes the humiliation of being a KZ prisoner and the traits of those who are in charge. The mothers prepare as much as possible for their small children the night before they leave the transit camp for good. They didn't forget napkins, cushions or toys. Wouldn't you do the same if you and your child ware to killed tomorrow?