For Roet In Het Eten I wrote a piece in Dutch about a new study promoted by the same people behind LovingDay.nl, which claims that the VOC was a (non-problematic) multicultural organisation.
In collaboration with Chandra Frank I wrote a piece on LovingDay.nl, a problematic celebration of mixed relationships and their offspring at De Balie in Amsterdam.
I wrote an article for Litro in the UK detailing this year’s Zwarte Piet debate and why the Dutch reputation for tolerance isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, in which I also briefly touch on what it means to be of Dutch-Indonesian descent in the Netherlands.
I wrote this piece in 2011 as an entry for a column contest for a well-known Dutch beer brand. The brief was ‘a toast to the wayward’. I accidentally laid it on a little thick with my beer references and I’d imagine that’s part of the reason this didn’t make the cut. Again, in Dutch…
This column about Valentine’s Day versus Steak and a Blowjob Day first appeared on Mart Radio for Roet in het Eten.
This column first appeared on Mart Radio for Roet in het Eten. Due to an error there is no recording of my first radio performance. I might put up an English translation at a later date.