review NOMADE UIT HET WESTEN


Ellen is a flight steward and often flies to South Africa. Theree at the souther tip she meets Mik, who works in a gamepark. She falls in love with Mik and decides to leave her husband in The Netherlands. This is the beginning of a long distance relationship. Ellen turns out to be a lady … Continue reading review NOMADE UIT HET WESTEN

review UNDER THE TREE OF FORGETFULNESS


This is the third book by Alexandra Fuller that I have read. In this books she describes the the river of life of both her parents, especially her mother’s life. Alexandra’s journey takes us to Sotland, to the Isle of Skye, where the ancestors of Alexandra’s mother, Nicola, come from. The journey proceeds to Kenya … Continue reading review UNDER THE TREE OF FORGETFULNESS

review ANDER AFRIKA


The combination Cairo and Cape Town has a strong appeal. In the first month of 1995 a large team of a Dutch Broadcasting Corporation left for the important journey from Cairo to Cape Town. On board during the long journey were several well known broadcasters who made regular broadcasts. The team visited several aid projects. … Continue reading review ANDER AFRIKA

review DE REIS VAN MIJN LEVEN


Lex Harding, the writer of this travelogue, is a wellknown dj and radiopresenter and bussinesman in The Netherlands. During the roaring sixties his pseudonym was known all over the place, especially by young people. These days this man is no longer in the spotlight, he lives quietely on his estate in the center of The … Continue reading review DE REIS VAN MIJN LEVEN

review HULP


There is so much enthousiasm and hope in this book written by these two authors.  Development Aid is under pressure and increasingly so. People doubt the usefulness of the money and resources  spent. What about the influence of corruption? What about the white elephants? Isn’t it better to have Mutual trade instead of a one … Continue reading review HULP