The Plot

The Plot collects all posts and pages related to The Plot, a piece of land, a former forest, another chance, a victim of the Medea hypothesis, or a blank slate. This includes the Ips typographus.

The Plot: a chronology

Saalian Glaciation. 240.000 – 128.000 ya. In this era, temperatures fluctuated between relatively warm periods and full-blown ice ages. Scandinavian glaciers reached the current city of Nijmegen, changing the course of river Maas from North to West, and depositing sand and debris which now make up the push morene hills of the Lower Rhine Heights.

The Plot: an introduction.

The Plot is a plot of land of about 1 hectare or 2.5 acre. Until the first half of the 20th century, on maps it was referred to as ‘woeste gronden’, or ‘rough grounds’. These were used by people from the nearby village to farm crops or use as a pasture for cattle. When my