Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Memory Lane

I never knew that "Memory Lane" is just in my memory.

While putting together the new collection Vinyed 4, I found some old meories along this Lane...

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Next chapter

When Mia and I had an art gallery, we worked with Dimitri Casters. A Belgian artist who, at that time, called his paintings "Chapters". Do you know why books have chapters?

Tuesday, May 21, 2024


Not Scoobydoobydoo but Labrodoodledoo. A few years ago we had to say goodbye to our Golden Retriever. We had our "Queen" with us for fourteen years. Last Friday we got a new dog. An eight-week-old Australian Labradoodle puppy...

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Nerve wracking

Yesterday I have been working on some fossil fish at NMR (the Museum of Natural History Rotterdam). Don't be misled by the word fish. It sounds like there was a big tuna on my plate, excuse me, my desk. But the material I got my hands on was far from that...

Tuesday, May 7, 2024


At a time when the world seems to be on fire, it proves once again that actions are not always better than words. But yeah. Words... No matter how good a politician you are, even talkers are not always well understood.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Non Fiction Horror

Today a new article on Pantanodontidae by Jean Huber and me was published. We describe a new genus with three species endemic to Lake Turkana. The construction of a dam will change the lake forever, probably destroying much of its unique, poorly known fauna...

Shiver along

Book 4 in the Vinyed series will be released at the end of this week. Before a new collection in this series is released, I read the stories myself one more time. Make some adjustments here and there and correct typos that readers have pointed out to me.