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Column: Anne Frank
This year it is 70 years since the Second World War ended, an event that is being widely marked by remembrance services. On 4 May we remember the dead and on 5 May we commemorate t...
Column: Dictatorial methods
You don’t start legitimizing in vitro meat just because it lets you off the animal welfare hook at one blow, do you? What kind of speciousness is that? And then no doubt, to add in...
Column: Early morning
Every day before breakfast I take my dog for a walk. What riches. Sometimes I switch off my senses, but today I turn them on and just tune into whatever nature chooses to show me. ...
Milk quotas are being scrapped in the EU from 2015. There are fears of a massive increase in milk production. Barns are going up all over the place in the countryside and there is ...
Early in the morning Radio One reports on the growing numbers of students at Wageningen University. But government funding is not keeping pace, says Tijs Breukink, our finance guy....
A person who can’t read or write is called ‘illiterate’. Someone who can’t get the hang of a computer is ‘computer illiterate’ and anyone who can’t manage their money is ‘money il...
When you show visitors around the Forum, the clamour of studying students and the clatter of the catering outlets always makes a dynamic impression. Visitors get the feeling, ‘yes,...
Another academic year. Fantastic, all those fresh, young and crazy newcomers around town and on campus.
Real men wear orange. Real men pray for a goal. Real men have a haircut that needs trimming once an hour, or else the perfect lines will start to fray.
Of football and science
My eldest son takes the biscuit. There is no reasoning with him anymore: a normal conversation is just not possible during the world cup. His standard answer to any question is, ‘L...