Assignments

The checklist of assignments/challenges donators have given me.

Every continent:

  • For every continent I receive (€ 10,00)

 

Every country:

  • Write a poem or a short story. (€ 25,00)
  • Let someone say a Frisian word, I have to speak a word in the language of that country I visit. (€ 2,00 for every recording up to a total of € 100,00)
  •  Make a photograph of a poem (on a wall, tile etc.) (€ 10,00 for every poem up to a total of € 50,00)
  • Get ‘home made’ recipes from locals. € 5,00 for each recipe, another € 5,00 when they’re tasty.

 

Germany:

  • Make a selfy by passing the river Elbe. (€ 5,00)

 

Denmark:

  • Make a selfy at Fornæs Fyr at Grenå. (€ 5,00)

 

Sweden/Norway:

  • Visit the only stave church in Sweden, Hedared. (€ 50,00)
  • Camp wild at a fjord. (€ 50,00)
  • Eat stockfish with locals. (€ 10,00)
  • Make a photograph of the midsummernight. (€ 50,00)
  • Send a postcard from the North Cape. (€ 50,00)
  • Make a selfy at a sign of the Polar Circle. (€ 5,00)
  • Make a picture of a wolf-dog (because of the name Coop of such a dog in the serie Virals by Kathy Reichs being translated by a colleague and me). (€ 50,00)
  • Make a selfy at Skoganvarre (appears in the book Nooit meer slapen by W.F. Hermans, the book was made into the film Beyond Sleep). (€ 5,00)
  • Make a group photo on the North Cape while drinking Grutte Pier (we had a biweekly meeting in a bar under the name Grutte Pier Tripel Treffen). (€ 100,00)
  • Send a postcard from Karasjok, the last town I visit before entering Finland. (€ 25,00)
  • Find and send a bilingual volume of poetry (Sami – Norwegian). (€ 20,00)

 

Finland:

  • Rent a mökki (a Finnish holiday home with a sauna) and go in the sauna. (€ 10,00)
  • Experience midsummernight or make a midnight cycle trip. (€ 10,00)
  • Dig into the mythical history of the Finns by going to the Kalevala Spirit Expercience Park in Kuhmo. With a guide! (€ 10,00)
  • Make a selfy with a Swedish-Finnish (bilingual) town sign. (€ 5,00)
  • Find and buy the organ setting of the piece Finlandia by Sibelius.
  • Find and send a bilingual volume of poetry (Sami – English). (€ 20,00)

 

Estonia:

  • Make a selfy with something that shows Russian influence. (€ 5,00)
  • Find and send a bilingual volume of poetry (Estonian – English. (€ 20,00)

 

Latvia:

  • Make a selfy at the place where I cross the river Daugava. (€ 5,00)
  • Find and send a bilingual volume of poetry (Latvian – English). (€ 20,00)

 

Lithuania:

  • Check a book in the library of the university of Kaunas. (€ 100,00)
  • Make a selfy at the place where I cross the river Neman. (€ 5,00)
  • Find and send a bilingual volume of poetry (Lithuanian – English). (€ 20,00)

 

Poland:

  • Make a selfy at the Branicki-Palace in Bialystok. (€ 5,00)
  • Find and send a bilingual volume of poetry (Polish – English). (€ 20,00)

 

Germany/The Netherlands:

  • Write a letter (a real one by snail mail) to my host in Bialystok. (€ 10,00)

 

 

  • For every year I am not in the Netherlands I receive € 25,00.
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