Tigers and Zebras by Rob Van Mierlo are wild and cuddly. But especially cute and imperfect

texturerob van mierloo statue “Just do it, without thinking too much,” is how Rob van Mierlo describes his “wet on wet” painting technique in which he organically nurtured an entire animal kingdom. Draw the features of an animal on damp paper in jagged lines and in minimal shades using watercolor or ink. With black details … Read more

A handball coach who offended students was sentenced: ‘He was my role model’

The OBF handball coach admitted that he gropes girls aged 11-15 on intimate parts, over and under clothing. According to the 73-year-old from Alkmaar, it was his “method” of preparing talented players for the “hard top”. He also took photographs of the abuse of at least one victim. Today, the Public Prosecution demanded that the … Read more

After 50 years, Alice van Zandvik dropped out of her high school

Alice van Zandwijk on the stairs to the costume vault at Bonaventure College. (Photos: Royland Van Willy). Fifty years later, Alice van Zandwijk left her secondary school, Bonaventura College at Mariënpoelstraat in Leiden. I started there as a first grader. She then did an internship there while she was studying. Then she was offered a … Read more

Why do signs of life on Mars seem so confusing? National Geographic

In 2012, a new era in Mars research began when NASA launched its six-wheeled vehicle Curiosity of In the crater of the volcano Gale. Today, this crater, 155 kilometers in diameter, contains a large mountain made up of many stratified sediments that record Mars’ geology past. The main purpose of Curiosity of It is the … Read more