I blog for fun and out of passion. I love social media and the power of crowdsourced information gathering or dissemination. Here is a short overview of all my blogs and websites:
1. My main blogs
- My House on The Road
...is really my home page. It shows the latest feeds from all my sites, as well as the feeds from a selection of other news sites I follow constantly.
- The Road to the Horizon
... is my main blog. This is where it all started. On "The Road" I publish my travel short stories, news commentary, bits and pieces of things I pick up as I live my life as an expat, a traveller, and an aidworker.
On Twitter: @TheRoadTo
On Facebook: TheRoadToTheHorizon
...pulls together all my tips on blogging, specifically as tips and tricks for nonprofit bloggers and nonprofit organisations.
On Twitter: @BloggerTip
- Shot from the Hip
...is where I post random pictures taken with my mobile phone. Life around me
automatically twittered via @TheRoadTo
...is a spin-off from The Road, where I highlight my "most notorious" writings: articles and stories I wrote over the years.
- Have Impact!
...concentrates on our micro finance projects, which originally started as a social project "Change Starts Here" on The Road
- Verslaafd aan de Horizon
...is my Dutch eBook about three expeditions to the Antarctic and the Pacific.
- The Non-Profit Press
...publishes press releases and news from nonprofit causes.
- Humanitarian News
...is my mega-collector of the latest posts and publications from the nonprofit sector. Over 800 different sources get polled, posts are summarized an put in different categories. The site is searchable, and features individual feeds for the different news categories.
On Twitter: @HumanityNews
(or @HumanityNews2 for max. 2 Tweets per hour)
On Facebook: HumanitarianNews
...collects the latest humanitarian articles from over 60 different news sites.
On Twitter: @AidNews
(or @AidNews2 for max. 2 Tweets per hour)
On Facebook: AidNews
...collects the latest job vacancies in the nonprofit sector.
On Twitter: @AidJobs
On Facebook: AidJobs
- News on Green
... the latest environmental news headlines.
On Twitter: @NewsOnGreen
(or @NewsOnGreen2 for max. 2 Tweets per hour)
On Facebook: NewsOnGreen
- Aid Resources
... the latest from reference sites on aid and development.
On Twitter: @AidResources
(or @AidResources2 for max. 2 Tweets per hour)
On Facebook: AidResources
...collects the latest blogposts by fellow aidworkers.
On Twitter: @AidBlogs
- The Nonprofit Blogs
...aggregates a selection from over 450 nonprofit blogs.
On Twitter: @NonProfitBlogs
(or @NonProfitBlogs2 for max. 2 Tweets per hour)
On Facebook: NonProfitBlogs
- The Horizon
...is where I collect my random Internet clips, as I browse around the Internet.
- The Road Daily
...is a Newsvine site, where I clip news articles. Articles can be commented upon.
- International Aid Workers Today
...is similar to "The Road Daily", but here a community of people interested in humanitarian aid submit their clips.
- Change Thru Info
...automatically aggregates the latest about aid, development and humanitarian issues.
- Ander Nieuws
...is the same as "The Other World News", but with Dutch headers.
- De weg naar de Horizon
...is another Dutch site where I cross-post short pieces from The Road to the Horizon.
Pictures courtesy Ning and RSA Education