Minkukel Blog



Does having an inferiority complex make you inferior?

Rolling Stones tongue

Top Ten

The shortest Top Ten I could come up with: Brown Sugar Gimme Shelter Jumpin’ Jack Flash Sympathy for the Devil Paint it Black Satisfaction Street Fighting Man Beast of Burden Lady Jane Come On...



I’am always surprised … … when people take me serious.

Saving energy

It’s generally accepted (at least by me) that compact fluorescents (CFLs) and LED bulbs are improvements over the old-fashioned incandescent bulbs. They have however one serious disadvantage: they use so little energy that you...


My short-term memory … … is getting longer.

Bali king graves Gunung Kawi near Tampaksiring mask


If wisdom comes with age … … No need to worry about ageing.

Flowers landscape in Italy

Thick skin

To be a politician you need a thick skin … … which makes you insensitive to the opinions of those who elected you … … So let’s hope there are a few left with...

Flowers landscape in Italy

Dikke huid

Een politicus heeft een dikke huid nodig … … Vaak zo dik, met een laag eelt die geen gevoel meer doorlaat … … Laten we hopen dat er nog een paar zijn met een...



If everybody would be satisfied with “sufficient” … … we would all have “enough”.

House on dike


Proud to be Dutch, with our expertise in dikes and water management … … but I can’t fix a leaking tap.