Category: Liefde / Love

  • Our essentials shopping list

    Our essentials shopping list

    Love in the Time of corona #5 | Monday, 6th April 2020 “One person out, one person in.” It’s a clear supermarket policy when heading into town to buy the essentials for another week’s food and hygiene goods. Two weeks ago – the lockdown was just called a few days earlier – we got out…

  • Favourite sign of spring

    Favourite sign of spring

    Love in the Time of Corona #4 | Monday, 30th March 2020 Warning! This story starts with a stupid joke, a brief conversation between two Dutch people talking in English. It goes like this… On a beautiful sunny late March morning a man meets another guy walking opposite in a quiet street and says: “Spring…

  • Chasing rainbows

    Chasing rainbows

    Love in the Time of Corona #3 | Wednesday, 25th March 2020 A clear blue sky from sunrise to sunset makes it pretty impossible to spot a startling rainbow. To see a rainbow in nature you need some rain, some sunshine to shine on that rain, and a person between the two with its back…

  • One exercise a day

    One exercise a day

    Love in the Time of Corona #2 | Tuesday, 24th March 2020 Being an early bird, it wasn’t that strange I was equipped before 6 a.m. for a walk, camera and tripod in my hands, standing on the back yard path, while my Love laced his sneakers in the frosty morning air for a run.…

  • Music softens the morals

    Music softens the morals

    Love in the Time of Corona #1 | Monday, 23rd March 2020 In an editorial of today’s Guardian (The Guardian view) I read “Music, said Saint Thomas Aquinas, can be defined as “the exaltation of the mind derived from things eternal bursting forth in sound”.” For sure, during the life of the Italian Dominican friar,…

  • Muziek verzacht de zeden

    Muziek verzacht de zeden

    Liefde in tijden van Corona #1 | Maandag, 23 maart 2020 De biologische klok staat perfect afgesteld. Het is zes uur en de ogen knipperen open. Het ochtendlicht glijdt binnen door de dunne lichtgrijze gordijnen. Ik grabbel naar mijn telefoon en raadpleeg de app van BBC Weather. -1° staat te er lezen, naast een geel…

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