Over time, little bits and pieces of family history got written down in response to requests from various quarters.
They have been collected here in a general grab-bag of stuff,
and can be viewed via the following links:
An article was written for a village newsletter in Holland about how my father ended up in Africa - it was written back in 1988, the author was unknown, and the article was wildly inaccurate. Subsequently I was contacted by the village Historian
who asked me to help him set the record straight. This is the article that resulted - written partly in Frisian (the first paragraph) and the rest written
A PDF file about a boy who left the village of Eestrum in Friesland and ended up in Africa