Read – Online
The Rise of the Minimalist Skincare Routine. A reaction to the 25 steps routines.
Dutch article about racism towards Asians here in The Netherlands, and how they’re sick of it, and rightfully so: Poepchinees, sambal bij of spleetoog: Aziaten pikken het niet langer.
Best invention ever, the “Shut up lollypop” to combat “Dutch disease” aka incessant chattering during concerts and other live shows: Lul-niet-lolly houdt monden bij concerten ‘tenminste echt dicht’
Ancient DNA upends the horse family tree. Spoiler: the przewalski horse is not wild.
Instead of shaking all over, I read the newspapers. I listened to the radio. I had my lunch, an essay by Colm Tóibín about his (treatment of his) testicular cancer.
What my mother and I don’t talk about: Michele Filgate reflects on her teen years with an abusive stepfather and a mother whose silence protected him.
An article about ten “world food” dishes commonly eaten here in The Netherlands, how they got here and how they differ from the originals: Tien wereldgerechten: hoe kwamen ze in onze keuken terecht?
Listened to – Music
Listened to – Podcasts
Watched – Films and Documentaries
Boksen voor je leven, a Dutch documentary about Jewish boxer Ben Bril from Amsterdam.
Devils Pie, about singer D’Angelo and his comeback after many years outside of the spotlight.
Watched – TV and Youtube
Sam Bettens, known as the singer for K’s Choice, has his own YouTube channel where he talks about his life and his transition
Shmoxd‘s (pronounced as “Shmood”) whole channel, really!