‘Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers’ by Joris Luyendijk: a short review

I had heard of Joris Luyendijk’s book but to be honest I had neither bought it myself nor paid more attention to it. One can hear or read so much about the banking sector whether you like that industry and the people who work there or not. I read many magazines and online articles but I … Continue reading ‘Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers’ by Joris Luyendijk: a short review

The wild that I found: my journey across Kruger National Park, South Africa

Two sparks lit me up on a normal Tuesday morning on the train while on my daily journey to work. First is the January edition of National Geographic titled “Why we need wild” and, second, my South African Indian wife’s comment “you have found your wild”. I had spent one year in South Africa, most of … Continue reading The wild that I found: my journey across Kruger National Park, South Africa

‘Hieronymus Bosch – Visions of genius’ A magnet to the city of Den Bosch

500 years after the death of Hieronymus Bosch (c.1450-1516), one of the most important medieval artists from the Netherlands, the city where he lived all his life and gave him his name is hosting an unprecedented exhibition with the majority of his work coming together from major international museums at Noordbrabants Museum from 13 February … Continue reading ‘Hieronymus Bosch – Visions of genius’ A magnet to the city of Den Bosch