Category Archives: Nature

Sunday Strolling II

We’re deep inside autumn, catching an echo of the bygone summer. It could be the last warm and sunny weekend of the year; nobody knows for sure. Half the country does the only sensible thing to do… head to the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park, the Parnassia Beach and grab a few sunbeams.

Sunday Strolling II

We’re deep inside autumn, catching an echo of the bygone summer. It could be the last warm and sunny weekend of the year; nobody knows for sure. Half the country does the only sensible thing to do… head to the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park, the Parnassia Beach and grab a few sunbeams.

Well & Truly Stuffed – part I

Accompanying the Frans Post exhibition at the Rijksmuseum were a number of stuffed animals from the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden. It might have been the time of day, the temperature in the exhibition rooms, or even my imagination. The thing is, whenever I looked at one of the stuffed creatures they stared right back and told me the story about their capture…

Well & Truly Stuffed – part I

Accompanying the Frans Post exhibition at the Rijksmuseum were a number of stuffed animals from the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden. It might have been the time of day, the temperature in the exhibition rooms, or even my imagination. The thing is, whenever I looked at one of the stuffed creatures they stared right back and told me the story about their capture…

Hortus, Of Course

A quick trip to the Hortus Botanicus (Amsterdam’s botanical gardens). It’s well worth a visit—even if you don’t know much a bout plants. The chances are, some of the natural patterns and shape wil blow your mind.

Hortus, Of Course

A quick trip to the Hortus Botanicus (Amsterdam’s botanical gardens). It’s well worth a visit—even if you don’t know much a bout plants. The chances are, some of the natural patterns and shape wil blow your mind.