RIP Kees Hoekert

RIP Kees Hoekert… On New Year’s Day 2017 a giant has gone. Kees Hoekert, founder of the Lowlands Weed Company, was a completely unique figure who deserves his nickname ‘Grandfather of the Dutch Nederweed’. He died at the age of Read More …

Rattle and Smoke Dance, 1564

Rattle and Smoke Dance In 1564 the French sent a party in a attempt to colonize Florida.  Under the direction of explorers  Jean Ribault and René Laudonnière, a group ventured deep into northern Florida. Jacques le Moyne de Morgues was Read More …