Monthly Archive: December 2014


A letter to Santa in these troubled times

On 24 December the South China Morning Post published the following article that I wrote about the challenges Santa Claus is facing in the Arctic in times of climate change. A letter to Santa in these troubled times You will probably remember the excitement of writing a letter to Santa, specifying your wish list for Christmas presents. Nowadays he is...

Retreat with the 2014 Yale World Fellows in Massachusetts 1

No every day life as a Yale World Fellow

Last week I came back home to my family in The Hague from a semester as a World Fellow at Yale University. I did not yet share anything of that experience on this blog. In early December I was asked to take Instagram photos throughout one day on campus to give an idea of what a day at Yale looks...