Yesterday I performed for the BankWizer International, telling my Dutch East India Company story to an international crowd.

Two people from Djakarta told me how they never spoil any pepper. Or sometimes they do it on purpose to tell each other: “This is what kept us colonized for 350 years, don’t waste it.”

And they told me how it is unpolite to ask personal questions, you never do that as small talk but it is common to tell each other ghoststories.

Ghoststories as smalltalk and often they shiver with appearances that look like how I look on stage….