Author Archive

The Anchor

June 27, 2003

Rotterdam is a beautiful city. Some of the most striking things that give this city its beauty are the pretty harbours, the magnificent bridges, the tall high-rise buildings, and, lastly, the finely sculptured monuments. Every Friday, I take a tram … (read more)

Step Back

June 22, 2003

Three years ago, I joined the line to get a visa in Nairobi, Kenya, for entry into Holland. I was soon at the counter, and was conversing with the consular officer sitting behind the glass window, as she examined my … (read more)

A Second Chance

April 20, 2003

My supervising professor was furious. I had written a paper on the now defunct Organization of African Unity (O.A.U.) without referring to its accompanying charter. She concluded by stating that I had to write the paper again, and, this time, … (read more)

It Was Very Good

April 12, 2003

As a student of international law here in the Netherlands, I have some days that are less busy than others, with free hours to work and earn some cash. One job I particularly like is cleaning a busy lawyer's house. … (read more)

Switch to our mobile site