Two Month Theme: Palimpsest

Modern palimpsests keep popping up at me in the form of Instagram ads: little notebooks which promise to be the…

Kastanjes

In de voortuin van mijn buurvrouw staat een grote kastanjeboom. Ieder jaar lijkt het opnieuw alsof de kastanjes eerder van…

10 MegaOhm Multimeter

“Come on, dad, can you please just let me finish it this time?”   Dad continued tinkering, his thin blonde…

Pleasure Trip

The sun scorched our backs before we could make a run for the shadow and our hips convoluted and it…

Alpinism

The grey smell of cigarettes permeates the air. It seems to hang around his hunched frame like a fine mist,…

A World in Ruins

  In 2017, established Dutch author Ronald Giphart published a short story. Ordinarily, this would not constitute as a remarkable…