I am fascinated by arts, history, of course art history but also sciences. What I prefer the most is when these disciplins cross eachother… I'm interested in understanding how does something work and why it is connected to many other aspects in life.
Holding ground against water: a Dutch fight and its heritage
Curious to know how Dutch people live, with relative tranquility, below sea level? Why they nickname the Netherlands, a 'little froggs' country, with affection and pride? Come aboard to discover Dutch water management through some historical milestones, museum objects and major heritage sites, all outside of Amsterdam. You shall never look at a polder in the same way!
Knitting: from a suprizing past to a technological future
Did you know that knitting started as a strictly male job, producing for the elite? This image of a folk female activity came only later…Today without realizing it, you might actually be wearing knitwear from top to toe: most of the new sneakers are now knitted. Explore the history of this craft but also its high tech future! Naturally, you can bring along your needles and your yarn to learn by doing and having fun!