If you have a deathwish….

Aschwin van Loon
Daily Life


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From May 13-16, 2015 I was in Belgrade, Serbia for the 10th Quadrennial Congress of the European Neuroscience Nurses (EANN). And when i am abroad i always bring my skates with me as a means of transport.

The congres centre is some 4 km away from may hotel. As i like to skate as a means of transport and i also had them with me in Japan in 2013 for the WFNN Congress there I decided to have a go at finding a suitable road to get from my hotel to the congress centre.

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Does humour always work?

Aschwin van Loon
Daily Life


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Life sometimes throws you a strange curve ball. This week on monday I had a real nasty thing happening to me, or rather to my youngest twin daughter. I picked her up from school and while i was cycling home with her on the back of my bycicle her foot got trapped between the spokes of the wheel.

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The complex phenomenon of Humour

Aschwin van Loon
Humour


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Humour is a topic which has been discussed often but little has been written about it. Humour is a complex phenomenon and it is an essential part of mankind. Through the age’s, anthropologists have never been able to find a culture or civilization where there was no humour.
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Laughing is healthy

Aschwin van Loon
Laughter


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We all know that nobody has ever died from laughing. So you can say that laughing is healthy. But why is it healthy? Well let me tell you why it is healthy. For the answer you have to go and look at laughter itself and how it starts.
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