Into the mountains - Not?

This August, quite some things didn’t go as planned. I cannot tell much about it yet! But wow, never a dull day at the Prop Roots Center - nor on our somewhat improvised 12-day move out of our Western Yunnan Province into the higher altitude Northwest. We, the 19…

Trip to the hospital

July 26th, 2016 Didn’t I say I should publish my notes more often, at best day by day? So here I am, sitting in the bamboo hut, on a sunny afternoon. The breeze, coming from miles away across the valley makes this hut the best place for quiet endeavors…

Jackie Chan is coming

While we’re not even sure whether we’ll survive this summer (MORE NEWS FORTHCOMING), we have already stumbled into another big project. Li Yang and I have been locked in long discussions within our team and with a visiting TV crew, including main director and vice producer. They have…

NL Wat ik ZELF nou wil

No worries, there will be plenty of new articles in English. Soon. Zoals in de vorige post vermeld had ik dus een tweeluik geschreven op weer een andere blog-site: “Trefpunt Thailand”. Het eerste deel heette "Prop Roots - Even voorstellen" en het tweede “Prop Roots en de kunst van het…

NL Nieuw Trefpunt

In Dutch this time, just to divert some readers towards another site that is purely in Dutch. Meanwhile, I’m trying to get my English writing going! Always too much to write about, but never a suitable moment. This needs to change! Ik neem tegenwoordig deel aan een collectief blog…

(SoL 4) Summer of Life - Last episode

Part 4, the last part for now (I'll give the link below) of the documentary series Summer of Life /景颇夏天 by director Xie Mengqian, slightly differs in style from last week’s Part 3. Very subtly, bits of a deeper reality are revealed, explaining why Li Yang and I have…