Holland Festival
Holland Festival
The art of chasing dreams

The art of chasing dreams

The art of chasing dreams

When I was 14 years old I made a bet with my father that I would make it to the Olympics as a show jumping rider for the Dutch Olympic Equestrian team. • Verder
Nienke Oostra  •   7 feb 2018
How to love/handle my belly

How to love/handle my belly

How to love/handle my belly

Soft, round and curvy: a part that pops out in my silhouet. A source of irritation. Container of food, wrapping my vital organs. My belly, occasionally somewhat of a mystery to me, a mystery that I carry around and would sometimes like to get rid of.  • Verder
Claire Coumans (redacteur)  •   4 jan 2018
Embracing an Inclusive Anti-Oppressive Feminism

Embracing an Inclusive Anti-Oppressive Feminism

Embracing an Inclusive Anti-Oppressiv...

It is not uncommon to read of feminists rationalizing the idea that nonhuman animals exploited for their reproductive systems and their struggles are unrelated to feminism. • Verder
Julia Feliz Brueck  •  25 okt 2017
‘But they can easily fly to the Netherlands’

‘But they can easily fly to the Netherlands’

‘But they can easily fly to the Net...

“People travel overseas to do things that aren’t legal in Ireland all the time. You know, are we going to stop people going to Las Vegas? Are we going to stop people going to Amsterdam?" These are the words of Leo Varadkar, the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister), casually comparing the journeys  • Verder
Rachel Meagher  •  28 sep 2017