Luna Rossa’s ice cream is more than an ice cream parlour

By Evanne Mientjes With their self-made ice-cream, the gelateria Luna Rossa in Maastricht made some extra hours the last few sunny days. After a very quiet semester and being closed because of Covid19 the colleagues of Huub Biro, the owner of this place, are totally ready for this summer. Luna Rossa is one of the biggest and most popular ice cream stores in Maastricht. With … Continue reading Luna Rossa’s ice cream is more than an ice cream parlour

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Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

By Hedwig Goudsmit 18 October 2020 Anniek van den Brand (53) has been a journalist for thirty years. She started her career working at Trouw and after twenty one years she transferred to AD. Now, she has been working as chief Reportage at Het Parool for almost a year. “Sometimes it feels like my job is supposed to be for three people instead of one.” … Continue reading Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

Increased alcohol consumption during pandemic

According to a study conducted by Global Drug Survey published this September 36% of people in the Netherlands saw an increase in the amount of alcohol consumption now compared to before COVID-19. 43% of them admitted to drinking increasingly frequent. Additionally, 30% of the questioned people started to drink earlier in the day. Reasons for this change of behaviour seems to stem from “having more … Continue reading Increased alcohol consumption during pandemic

Lockdown: Distance therapy can have benefits

  During the Covid-19 lockdown, the treatment of physical health was a priority. As the psychological wellbeing has not been a subject treated by the state, in France like in most countries, the psychologists did their best to treat their patients anyway. And it looks like therapy online was not always a bad solution. This could even have advantages. Guillaume Casez is a fifty years … Continue reading Lockdown: Distance therapy can have benefits

Life in Times of Corona – Episode 2

New measurements such as social distancing can be quite frustrating. In episode 2 of our #corona podcast we therefore focus on happy news to set your mood for the next day of quarantine. In addition, we give you advice on how to stay active (f.ex. cycle through empty cities) and creative with all the free time on your hands. If you stay at home we also have a bunch of movies for you to watch to make it through those times. Continue reading “Life in Times of Corona – Episode 2”