Category: Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.

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A señora in Utrecht

We welcome Belén from Barcelona, to our pages today. She is a 36-year-old writer and content developer. She has been crafting written stories for more than ten years. In Barcelona, she used to work...

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A Canadian in Utrecht

Today we speak to our first Canadian in Utrecht. Lisa moved to Utrecht from Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Her hometown is Calgary, which is in western Canada near the Rocky Mountains. Lisa is...

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A Colleen in Utrecht

Its been a real pleasure to talk with Dr Patricia Canning. She is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Stylistics, and Rhetoric in the Department of Humanities at Utrecht University. Her research at the moment...

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A Week of On This Day in Utrecht

If you are a fan of Dutch history then this was an interesting week for you. On 20 November in 1527 Wendelmoet “Weyntjen” Claesdochter, became the first Dutch woman to be burned as heretic,...

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That was the Week that Was

A mixture of things going on this week in times gone past. Some at home and some far away. All mentioned on Twitter posts @utrechtcentral Its funny, but the happenings furthest away from Utrecht...

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Utrecht, what do you think?

Its interesting as to how people respond to requests for interviews about their life and work in the fine city of Utrecht and the Region. Most people are only too pleased to share their...

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A Week of On This Day

A busy week again in Dutch and Utrechter history. November 3 On this day in 1955 Bernardus J Alfrink was  installed as the Archbishop of Utrecht. On November 4 in 1592 the artist Gerard...

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Visit Utrecht. Why not?

It was fascinating to read another perspective on Utrecht from Brian Johnston who was a guest of Visit Utrecht and writes for New Zealand website, Stuff who were recognised as Website of the Year...

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A Week of On This Day

You go weeks without much happening and then November 2 comes along and there is a veritable feast of famous peoples birthdays. all born in the fair city of Utrecht. Before that however, October...

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Brexit means Brexit means Chaos

Citizens’ rights should be guaranteed, regardless of Brexit D66 MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld and MP Kees Verhoeven are adamant that European leaders should guarantee the rights of British and Dutch nationals ahead of...