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A vignette from a visit to the Acropolis April 27, 2022
2021: My year in music January 1, 2022
The stories of our plants: cosmos bipinnatus September 11, 2021
Utrecht July 18, 2021
Amsterdam’s architecture under dramatic May skies June 6, 2021
My Covid-19 vaccination story May 24, 2021
Cherry blossoms and rose-ringed parakeets May 22, 2021
My last flight April 17, 2021
The Night mode on iPhone February 6, 2021
Discovering Vilhelm Hammershøi January 30, 2021
Curfew in the Netherlands January 24, 2021
A long rant about the second Covid-19 wave in the Netherlands January 18, 2021
2020: My year in music January 1, 2021
The story of my integration tests (Inburgeringsexamen) August 23, 2020
The library during the lockdown July 12, 2020
Sort-of-quarantine Diaries, Day whatever: The Haircut May 23, 2020
King’s Day in the time of a pandemic May 3, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 35 April 19, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 34 April 18, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 33 April 17, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 32 April 16, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 31 April 15, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 30 April 14, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 29 April 13, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 28 April 12, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 27 April 11, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 26 April 10, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 25 April 9, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 24 April 8, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 23 April 7, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 22 April 6, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 21 April 5, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 20 April 4, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 19 April 3, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 18 April 2, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 17 April 1, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 16 March 31, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 15 March 30, 2020
Quarantine Diaries, Day 14 March 29, 2020
The old cassette player January 16, 2020
2019: My year in music January 1, 2020
A day trip to Capri December 6, 2019
A gable stone for a time traveller from the past November 23, 2019
Patterns of bricks on sidewalks of Amsterdam October 18, 2019
Listening to the soundtrack of Tezaab after 25+ years September 28, 2019
Heatwaves September 9, 2019
Impressionism in Canada September 2, 2019
Postcards from New York City July 20, 2019
Spring Snow June 23, 2019
Spring April 28, 2019
A visit to the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid April 7, 2019
A day in Pisa February 17, 2019
The bathroom drain January 12, 2019
2018: My year in music January 1, 2019
Pictures from a foggy day in Amsterdam December 22, 2018
London Redux December 6, 2018
London November 18, 2018
Autumn Light November 10, 2018
A personal history of video games October 7, 2018
A very warm July August 26, 2018
Day Calendar as a plot device June 10, 2018
The tiled façades of Porto April 21, 2018
Two Hong Kong trips seventeen years apart March 13, 2018
2017: My year in music January 1, 2018
Man and machine November 26, 2017
The photos in the corridor November 4, 2017
Spoke too soon? October 16, 2017
Summer is over October 8, 2017
Zippers October 1, 2017
My top three favourite movies September 26, 2017
Summer 2017 in Amsterdam… June 25, 2017
Appreciating Trees June 16, 2017
Seville - Day 2 June 5, 2017
Rainbow over Brouwersgracht May 24, 2017
Phone cameras and depth of field April 24, 2017
Seville - Day 1 April 21, 2017
Spring April 4, 2017
Blue skies and teapots March 19, 2017
Kaleidoscopic Dutch houses February 4, 2017
Warped February 3, 2017
A little mixed up January 26, 2017
On global warming January 21, 2017
2016: My year in music January 1, 2017
My Dangal Review December 26, 2016
Autumn colours in Amsterdam October 30, 2016
Bergen’s Funicular October 18, 2016
Winter’s footsteps October 5, 2016
A musical street in Istanbul October 2, 2016
From Bergen to Flåm and back September 23, 2016
Welcome to my new blog! September 10, 2016
Global warming etc. February 2, 2016
Mariza in Amsterdam August 17, 2015
Photoblog: Photo #75 - De Lezende Kip August 16, 2015
In which Amsterdam poses me a musical riddle June 28, 2015
Photoblog: Photo #71 - The antique book/art shop May 3, 2015
On watercolours March 8, 2015
A bridge in Cologne December 26, 2014
On Vivian Maier December 23, 2014
Photoblog: Photo #48 - Scale September 4, 2014
Photoblog: Photo #47 - The view from IJdok August 31, 2014
Even and odd March 30, 2014
Seeing faces April 9, 2013
You and I and gro-cer-y March 8, 2013
Marken’s wintery landscape February 17, 2013
Not all who wander are lost December 31, 2012
The canal in IKEA’s Amsterdam photo December 18, 2012
Unfinished books September 2, 2012
Cricket: a year on April 2, 2012
On coming back to Amsterdam February 20, 2012
A personal history of listening to music — the record player February 8, 2012
A personal history of listening to music — the old radio January 22, 2012
Florence Cathedral January 12, 2012
Fogged up November 21, 2011
Marken - Volendam - Edam October 6, 2011
In which I try to define homesickness September 28, 2011
This non-committal summer June 30, 2011
The Book Fair at Dam Square May 22, 2011
If music be the… May 15, 2011
Rough Draft: On Letting Go May 12, 2011
Maastricht May 9, 2011
The Old New Home at Amstelveen May 3, 2011
Koninginnedag (Queen’s Day) in Amsterdam May 1, 2011
Rough Draft: Spring/Summer etc. April 24, 2011
Keukenhof April 20, 2011
Rough Draft: The first three days in Amsterdam April 12, 2011
That nagging feeling November 22, 2010
Karthik Raja ‘borrows’ from Mahler August 29, 2010
Ladakh in April - Day 4 - Snowfall in Leh July 29, 2010
Number 9 Dream June 12, 2010
iPad vs Kindle vs Wood pulp April 7, 2010
Ladakh Vacation - Day 1 September 5, 2009
Notes from a Coorg visit in June August 5, 2009
Munnar April 11, 2009
Yet another short trip to Coorg April 2, 2009
Devdas - of the Kamal Haasan variety February 22, 2009
From today, I won’t be mopey about mops January 18, 2009
Ghajini or how I shouldn’t have begun my new year January 1, 2009
My dogged determination to sleep runs into dogs December 20, 2008
Cambridge September 23, 2008
A Crow September 3, 2008
The Lion King August 23, 2008
Galaxies August 17, 2008
61 Years Of Indian Independence August 15, 2008
Devil May Care August 12, 2008
Mendicant August 11, 2008
An Archer Framed Into A Wall August 10, 2008
Hungry Pigeons + Fries = Chaos August 8, 2008
Electric Monochromatic Rainbow August 6, 2008
Bhutan Redux August 4, 2008
Three Heads July 24, 2008
Stamens July 22, 2008
Crouching Monkey Hidden Lens July 20, 2008
Pitter-Patter July 19, 2008
Hangin’ About July 17, 2008
It’s lonely out here July 16, 2008
Bhutan - Last Day - Paro May 6, 2008
Bhutan - Day 4 - Wangdue, Punakha May 5, 2008
Bhutan - Day 3.2 - Bhumtang May 4, 2008
Bhutan - Day 3.1 - Trongsa Dzong May 4, 2008
Bhutan - Day 2 - Thimpu To Trongsa May 3, 2008
Bhutan - Day 1 - Phuentsholing to Thimpu May 2, 2008
Bhutan - Day 0 - Getting There May 1, 2008
A Short Trip To Coorg April 11, 2007
Photofriday: The Road May 2, 2006
There are other colors too May 1, 2006
Coffee Bean Tan April 1, 2006