One of my favorite pictures of me as a child, is a picture of me and my brother. It was taken in 1986, just after a day in the zoo. We are clearly a bit exhausted. Maybe it’s because of that exhaustion, but we both look very cute. Continue Reading →
In his book The Myth of Sisyphus Albert Camus writes that he can understand why the astronomer Galileo Galilei abjured his greatest scientific discovery when it started to endanger his life. According to Camus this discovery is not worth dying for at the stakes. Continue Reading →
The Dutch Bureau for Statistics (CBS) keeps record of the popularity of car colors in the Netherlands. A lot of work. Of new cars the colors have to be registered and added to the already existing distribution of car colors. Cars taken out of circulation have to be registered, in order to have their colors not taken into account.
Years ago I visited the Prado in Madrid. I spent an hour in front of The Garden Of Delight by Hieronymus Bosch. Just click on the image to enlarge it.
I thought I was looking at three paintings, it’s a triptych. I didn’t know I was actually looking at four paintings until recently I came across this image on the internet: the backside of the triptych, the painting you will see if the Garden of Delight is closed.