Lament for the loss of a particular taste

Dear customer service, After decades, your company has changed the taste of your product from X to Y. This change has consequences for the daily routine of tens, or even hundreds of thousands of your product’s users, including mine. It does not sit well. Let me explain why. One of the most persistent misinterpretations of the Darwinian term ‘survival of the fittest’ is that this involves … Lees Meer


Idéfix (Dogmatix in English) is the canine eco-warrior in the Asterix & Obelix comic book series. The images to the right are taken from the 1971 episode ‘De Romeinse Lusthof’ (‘The mansions of the gods’). Romans cut down trees in the forest surrounding the small village the comic centers on, to make space for luxurious flats. This causes Idéfix to fall into despair – he can’t … Lees Meer

Elixir for Solastalgia

Lisa Jeannin is an alchemist, and a visual artist working as a duo with Rolf Schuurmans. They live and work in Sweden.