On a rather wet morning last Monday 24th February, I made my way from Wageningen to Amsterdam. My goal? To see 'A Gran Sranan Presenteri - The Great Suriname Exhibition - De Grote Suriname Tentoonstelling' (Sranan Tongo, English and Dutch respectively) at De Nieuwe Kerk in the centre of Amsterdam. De Nieuwe Kerk with its … Continue reading A Gran Sranan Presenteri – The Great Suriname Exhibition – De Grote Suriname Tentoonstelling – a polyphonic autobiography of Suriname
I am delighted to have been successful with my application and to have been invited to the Newton Funded Researcher Links Workshop on INCLUSIVE INNOVATION IN TOURISM. This Researcher Links Workshop is taking place in Phuket, Thailand at the end of August and... ...provides a unique opportunity for early career researchers from the UK, Thailand and internationally to … Continue reading Phuket…here I come (soon)!
My first outside social encounter in Napoli on the second night of my stay in the city took place at the entrance of a restaurant and unfolded like this: Me: "Are you already serving food?" Italian Waiter:"Food?" Me:"Yes!" Italian Waiter:"Do you want to eat?" Me:"Yes!" Italian Waiter:"Do you have money?" Me:"What?!?" Italian Waiter:"Do you have … Continue reading Ciao Napoli – I hope to see you again!
How time flies! (that is a metaphor right there but I will get to that later). With a mixture of sadness and gladness, today is my last day in Guildford where I have been on a research visit to the University of Surrey for the past two weeks. It has been a very good and productive … Continue reading Metaphors we fly by: 2 weeks at the University of Surrey