Yesterday I was in Zwolle at the unveiling of the Stolpersteinen. It was a beautiful day, very emotional at times. Here's a picture of me "unveiling" Emilie's stone. And here's a link to a site: Stolpersteinen Zwolle I just heard that the item in "Een Vandaag" that...

Andere Tijden ("Different Times") is really happening. They have finally decided to interview three "Kinder" - all of them living in the Netherlands, and have asked me to collaborate so I can shed light on the bigger lines in the story. They have just started...

The Dutch media are continuing to show a big interest into the refugee children in the Netherlands. It seems that everyone is as surprised as I was 6 years ago that such a big and interesting subject has never been researched. Last week I went to...

This morning I was the guest in "Het gesprek" on Dutch National Radio 1 (the news and sports channel). It was a pleasure to talk to Jurgen van den Berg and Ghislaine Plag about the refugee children, even though 10 minutes is about 10 hours...

The article that Tracy wrote has been published online and in local newspapers around the US, even around the world. Many people have visited the site, and many people have reacted. All positive and encouraging reactions. After 6 years of working mostly on my own...

After another article by Paul Arnoldussen in the (Amsterdam-based) Dutch newspaper Het Parool, I received a generous response to the new site. Amongst others, from a woman whose two cousins came to this country by Kindertransport. She was happy with the documents I had found...

Yesterday I notified about 300 people by mail about the launch of the site. The response has been overwhelming! Within minutes I started receiving the first replies. Many people complimented the site, some gave me corrections and others provided additions. One child whose fate I...

How time flies…. Today I can proudly announce that the new site is finished! I can now share much of the information I have gathered in the last 6 years with everyone interested. Along with personal details on each child including information on siblings, cousins, parents...

After coming back from the US, I heard from many people that they had read my blog. I apologize for not having added anything there since then. That is not because there was nothing to blog, but more because I have been rather busy. A short...