Personal website of Bernard Vehmeyer,
freelance writer based in the Netherlands.
Latest blog post:

views of holland

In 'Along the Road' (1925) a young Aldous Huxley collected 'Notes and Essays of a Tourist', which contains a rather charming description of a visit to the lowlands. Overall, his arm's-length irony (the book's opening chapter is on 'Why… Read more »

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Recent project:

the cave - de grot

A Dutch translation of the English play 'The Cave' (1950s) by Mervyn Peake. Peake is best known for his 'Gormenghast' series of gothic fantasy novels, but he was also a prolific poet, artist and illustrator. His plays are less known: o… Read more »

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Background image:

Cascade Close-up (Lynton, 2014)

Backgrounds change monthly, old ones are archived. View photo galleries »