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 Spaniard in Utrecht

José Agustín is from Cartagena, a coastal city, part of the Autonomous Community of Murcia in the South-East of Spain. He is 34 years old and now works at University of Murcia, Spain, as a...

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A Moldovan in Utrecht

Today we meet Nichita. who is from the capital of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau. One of the greenest capitals in Europe. Nichita is 23 years old, and a Masters student in Business Development and...

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A Bulgarian in Utrecht

Plamen moves to Utrecht tomorrow and is from the city of Stara Zagora, in Bulgaria. He is 40 years old,  born and raised  in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Plamen is a Widower as sadly his...

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A Venezuelan in Utrecht

Jenny is from Maracaibo, Estado Zulia, in Venezuela. It’s called “La tierra del Sol Amada” (the land loved by the Sun). This is because they have +35C all year round. She arrived with her...

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A Scotsman in Utrecht

Today we welcome our first Scotsman, who is also half Irish! It’s really interesting to see his views on life in Utrecht. Jamie is from Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. He moved over to the Netherlands...

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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 in Utrecht

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...