“I’m slowly getting my strength back”

Cancer recurrence during a pandemic By Laszlo Lieffering   Valesqua de Waal (22) heard that her cancer, Non-Hodgkin, had just come back before the pandemic started. Her life suddenly completely changed, especially with the arrival of the coronavirus in the Netherlands. Valesqua was obliged to rewind. When the pandemic started, our society froze. Valesqua’s life was already on hold because she heard her Non-Hodgkin came … Continue reading “I’m slowly getting my strength back”

Life in Times of Corona – Episode 18

In the last episode of the team with Asier, Iris, Anette, and Michelle, we will give you some updates on the current situation in our countries as everything is slowly going back to normal again. It’s almost time to sit back and relax. But we’re not there yet, we’re submitting our last deadlines and putting the last things together for the magazine. We’ll talk about … Continue reading Life in Times of Corona – Episode 18

Life in times of Corona – Episode 17

In today’s episode of the International Angle podcast, Laszlo, Patrick, Lena, Sarissa and Lieve talk about their tasks on the magazine project. With the focus on rewinding, themes like sex, a consuming society, fitness, career switches and illness in times of corona will be discussed. Of course, you will also be updated with global corona statistics today. Are you ready to tune in? Continue reading Life in times of Corona – Episode 17

Life in times of Corona – Episode 16

In this episode of Life in Times of Corona, Malijn Pieterse gathers online with Annemarie Andre, Ruben den Boer and Fleur Stigters. They discuss the latest updates regarding the COVID-19 measurements in Austria, Annemarie’s country of origin, and the Netherlands. The group has been quite busy the past few weeks with their own magazine Rewind, which is due to come out in June. Ruben, the … Continue reading Life in times of Corona – Episode 16

Life in times of Corona – Episode 14

In today’s episode of the International Angle podcast, Anouk, Lea, Maartje, Pauline and Amy talk about their articles for the ‘Rewind’ magazine. Topics such as online therapy, long-distance relationships, being a mom to 26 plants, writing letters to penpals and remote villages in France where people can’t have access to the internet will be discussed. We also talk about our own rewinding tips. Hopefully, this … Continue reading Life in times of Corona – Episode 14

1,5-meter society will not work for the hospitality business

A column by Tijn de Bruin Several viral videos have been spreading throughout social media of Dutch citizens. Dutch celebrity Nicolette van Dam working at her café, throwing drinks to the tables from one-and-a-half-meter distance. A bar owner from Rotterdam doing the same thing. These videos are a cry for help: the 1,5-meter society after the corona crisis will not work for them. As being … Continue reading 1,5-meter society will not work for the hospitality business

Learning delays: why is the Dutch Education Union so concerned?

By Marije de Boer When I heard that the Dutch Education Union was worried about the learning delay primary school students are going to have because of the corona virus, millions of questions popped into my head. The Dutch Education Union announced that they decided that if schools don’t open up again soon, they want to shorten the summer holidays, just so students get a … Continue reading Learning delays: why is the Dutch Education Union so concerned?