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.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024


In a few weeks "Govnor", book 3 will be published in the LARO-Files (FBSI-Chronicles). The first four books are intended to introduce you to the main characters of future spin-off series. This is how you build a 'universe'. A framework that includes a series of series.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024


We're getting a puppy. A Labradoodle doggy. (That almost makes you stutter, doesn't it?) So, we're making our house catproof... Does that make sense?
Not to you.
But for us...

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Bienvenue a Bruxelles

Welcome to Brussels. Had a one day stop at the Africa Museum in Brussels today for research on some fish.  I'll tell you more about this visit in the next VIP-Vibes. After all, I can't tell you what I haven't experienced yet. Can I?

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

No show

In VIP Vibes I recently shared a memory of a visit to the GDR, the former East Germany, sometime in the late eighties. This weekend, Easter weekend, I was reminded of a German saying I first heard there: