Johannes Keekstra is making a book (November 2021), theater performance and media program (May 2022) about Piet Paaltjens, known for his tragicomic collection of poems Snikken en grimlachjes.

Paaltjes is in reality François HaverSchmidt (1835-1894), who was born in Leeuwarden, and who started his stormy career as a pastor in 1859 in the tiny mound hamlet of Foudgum. It is impossible for him to settle down there, the period has a major influence on his impressive life and work.

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