Last month I was invited to an alumni dinner with the Ambassador of the Netherlands Tjeerd de Zwaan, on the occasion of the visit of the Rector Magnificus of Universiteit Leiden Professor Carel Stolker and his colleagues.
I was invited to an alumni meeting a week ago and at first I thought that it would only be a meeting with the Dutch Ambassador to Indonesia.
Going home after two years (29 months to be exact) was of course a big change. However, I was so looking forward to it; meeting my parents again, returning to the house where I spent most of life, and basically, going back to where I started. Unfortunately, going back meant also leaving the world I …
Less than a week before my departure to Indonesia, I did a photoshoot with Ella Empress and the Layers of Reality, a talented music duo based in Den Haag.
I once told myself that if I was home sick, I ought to go to Hortus Botanicus and breathed the tropical air.
The winter was coming to an end and so was my stay in the Netherlands. I had to leave my leafless trees heaven perhaps for a pretty long time.
To celebrate our successful struggle in graduating from Media Technology, Matt and I arranged a party on Saturday evening, a day after our ceremony.
A happy ending to my two years’ dream.