Families [Van] Bolhuis
Nieuwsletter September 2004<
In the year 754, now 1250 years ago, the missionary Bonifacius was murdered at Dokkum. He earned a sainthood for that, and later a statue in the town. The statue was made by the sculpturer Gerrit Bolhuis.
The last half year was rather productive. Three books written by a [Van] Bolhuis were publiced.
Firstly Liesbeth Bolhuis, gained a Ph.D. from the Agriculture University of Wageningen: "Personalities in pigs". She observed that indivudual pigs have distinct character. Moreover it can be meassured in an early stage. Meat production is influenced by the character.
Also in Wagingen the book "The invented land" by Peter van Bolhuis was spresented. Peter is landscapesarchitect and aereal photographer. In the book (English and Dutch) different landscapes in the Netherlands are discussed. More info on: www.pandion.nl.
Finally Bert Bolhuis published a Dutch language book "Vrijgemaakt door de Zoon" (Freed by the Son). Argumenting his decission the be baptised again