Richard de Nooy

I grew up in South Africa and once vowed to travel the world! Well, I didn’t get much further than Amsterdam, where I have been living for the past 25 years. I spend my days writing and translating and staring at the sky, trying to guess where the planes are going. I will be mapping my ignorance of the world’s cities from my desk chair, using my preferred mode of transport; the worldwide web. I hope readers will excuse my ignorance and help fill the vast gaps in my knowledge with entertaining and enlightening anecdotes about their home towns. My novels have been published in English and Dutch. You’ll find further information on my site www.richarddenooy.com. Photo by Stefanie Grätz

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The Frutch

“French, Russian, Dutch – the Great European Melting Pot.” “What?” “Cultural exchange! Mutual inspiration! Cross-pollination!” My wife is…