Knowing Jeroen L

A series of portraits of one of the most interesting people I know.

A Letter to Tarantino

Dear stranger, Writing the opening of a letter is always the hardest part. Especially since this letter could be so important to me, but so easily overlooked by you. Firstly, let me tell you why I’m writing you per se. You’re someone who inspires me exceptionally and has done just that for as long as…

A Letter to Franco

Dear fellow crazy-one, How to open this letter? With a glass of wine sounds good. Writing the opening of a letter is always the hardest part. Especially since this letter could be so important to me, but so easily overlooked by you. Firstly, let me tell you why I’m writing you per se. The small…

Doctor Drama

Once upon a time, when Sanne still was a tiny Sanne, I was ill for a while. It’s been so long, I don’t remember what disease I suffered from. Or that is because I always thought the external to be a side-issue and I never clear brainspace for that, because what I do remember all…

Living Room Concert

After my mother was cured from cancer, I organised a living room concert to celebrate life and to create a soundtrack to the documentary about her fight with the illness. Pt. 1 – Intro Pt. 2 | Gerhardt Heusinkveld – L.O.V.E. Pt. 3 | Tangarine – Path of the Climb Pt. 4 | Case Mayfield…

What About the Bully?

Early 2013 Rutger de Jager started his anti-bullying campaign: Rutger zegt nee tegen pesten. He inspired me to finally publish my story – which has been written nearly 10 years ago. For years, I wasn’t ready, but that’s changed. So here it is. With the amazing art of Carmen Conzalez (2004, 15 years old) Lately I’ve…

Dreaming Awake

My mind is always busy with parallel realities, being awake and asleep. If there’s something I want to do, but something is holding me back, I think ‘What would it look like in my biography? How would the voice-over of life tell about it?’ And that makes my life more than my life, whereby I…

25% Loaded | 100% Moving

It’s ma birthday. Last year I said: this is going to be my year. It was a stunningly sunny springday, that year’s first, and I was on my way to my first paid assignment as an entrepeneur for Google. My lucky number, 24, became my age. I promised myself: this year I’m going to carefully…

Spring – My Own Little World

Sometimes I disappear into my own little world. Today I had someone with me who knows and loves to give you a glance though his eyes.