The Enchanter

Henk B
A blog about everything we love and hate...
Created 04 Oct 2021
  • Dreams, dreams, nothing but dreams...
    12 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Today a memory of summer. It was in Veckenstedt, a village in der ehemalige DDR. Me and Laura (we called ourselves Tangolicious) went every year to sing at the Tangofestival there. It is now more than...
  • Sexy violin
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    As faithful readers of this blog may remember, a few weeks ago I wrote about the Jimi Hendrix of the harpsichord, Jean Rondeau. Today I want to tell you about the Jimi Hendrix of the violin, Shunske S...
  • Love and Death in War
    27 Oct 2021 1 0
    This is the second post about stories that always make me cry. This one is called “The Death of Captain Waskow”. Even opening the book to look up the story causes a wave of emotion in my body. It is w...
  • Las Vegas Love Affair
    26 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Twenty years ago I was sitting in a casino in Las Vegas and ordered a drink. A lovely dark-skinned, well-bottomed waitress brought my beer and I chatted her up. She was from Wichita, Kansas. After she...
  • Danger and Boredom
    25 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    In a previous blogpost I told you I once worked on a kibbutz. It was the winter of 1987/88. The kibbutz was called Sde Nehemia. I worked in the plastic factory. This was boring. Sometimes life was ver...
  • Are you even allowed to say this?
    24 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    “Being a leper is not as much fun as people think ” he said reproachfully.
  • How to fall from your bicycle
    23 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    I fall from my bicycle sometimes. I like it. When I arrive with a thud I am very intimate with Mother Earth. The brief moment before is also good: I float through space weightlessly . The most dangero...
  • Sexy Harpsichord
    22 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    The harpsichord (clavecimbel in Dutch) is not the most sexy instrument on the planet. But when you hear the reincarnation of Jimi Hendrix play this predecessor of the piano1 it is a different kookie! ...
  • Adventure in the supermarket
    21 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Yesterday evening, around 9 o'clock, I walked to the supermarket to get some beers. It was dark and bleak outside, autumn was coming. I entered the brightly-lit store and I saw a cute girl at the chec...
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