Tag: English

How I see the world?

Recently, my photos were published by London based nomadic publishing house Sunday Mornings at the Rivers. This is the interview that went along with the images. “After going through bankruptcy, I felt it was time to take a distance, to oversee my development and to understand more of the world. I left for South-America and traveled there for six months, realizing… Lees verder →

Step 2 to creation

To practice is a very interesting English word in the subject of shifting from becoming to being. To my understanding, this verb combines the meaning of two Dutch words, oefenen en praktiseren. Oefenen means to exercise, but is also translated in to practice. Praktiseren is very rarely used in Dutch, but would come closest to to practice. To me, the… Lees verder →

What spices are good for

I decided to get lost in the city, and walked off. The narrow streets were amazing, and I just love the life with open doors, out in the street. Animals were everywhere, eating the garbage that people threw out everywhere. If you don’t need something, you throw it out of the window. The smells, again, where mesmerizing. Every meter has… Lees verder →

The Pushkar Lake

Through the noisy, dirty, crowded and touristic street that lies as a ring around the lake, we found a passage with stairs to the so called Ghats. These are the basins in the lake to wash, and bathe, and pray. Christian and I sat down at the stairs to watch the water, hear the priests, and feel the sun on… Lees verder →

Step 1 to creation

Lees hier de Nederlandse versie O god, another blog. The reason I don’t keep a blog is that I don’t think anybody is waiting for another post about what someone does and how someone feels about it. To me, pushing useless information into the world (or worse, soulless products) is one of the biggest wastes in the world. But this is… Lees verder →

Who is ‘de Kijkman’?

I am Naan Eldering, I develop ideas into concepts, visualize them, organize them and tell their story; in order to gain public and grow. I make ideas happen. Kijkman means Watchman, someone with overview and understanding, who keeps an eye on the whole process, to create synergy. Observation, perception, representation, conceptualization, reflection. I’ve always been a curious observer with an eye… Lees verder →


From our western perspective there is a lot wrong in India. Also, many things are right, and there is a lot we can learn from the way the inhabitants of India deal with life. They accept. The most beautiful thing I’ve seen in India is their faith. They act, trusting that somewhere, somehow there might be a reason for all this, beyond their knowledge.… Lees verder →

Motivation for the Future

Briefly (maximum 2 pages) describe your motivation for applying to the program, taking into account your objectives for the programme, your expectations towards the programme and the institute and your professional expectations after completion of your studies. Motivation I love things that seem too fantastic to be true, yet give you a spark of hope, that they could also be… Lees verder →