Vice had an interesting article about minimalist skincare routines. It’s a backlash to the Korean beauty routines with their 10, 12, sometimes 15 step regimes. All of these steps are supposed to do something to improve your skin: reduce acne, prevent wrinkles, make your skin look brighter. It turns out, though, that many of these … [Read more…]
Last week was busy. First off to the International Court of Justice to cover a case between Ukraine and Russia. Then a lot of phone calls to sort out a summit on creating a tribunal for prosecuting IS fighters. Finally, off to the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Then back to court. Then working … [Read more…]
There’s not enough housing in the Netherlands and, what is available, is too expensive. It’s a common complaint among not just internationals living in the Netherlands, but also the Dutch themselves. This was originally published in ACCESS Magazine.
It’s been a while since I’ve written anything about that house. That’s mostly because there hasn’t been much house progress. We’ve basically been working on the bed project, which has been moving along, though slowly. We also took some vacation. And watched Eurovision. Everyone deserves a break. But we’re now back in the saddle and … [Read more…]
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (CN) — A New Zealand marine biologist and a Spanish sea park returned to a court in the Netherlands on Wednesday for the latest hearing in the case of a female orca named Morgan, who activists say has been mistreated and bullied by other whales while in captivity. Originally published at https://www.courthousenews.com on May … [Read more…]