Jan van Origo is my pen name.
In 1955, Jan was born in Heerlen – the Netherlands. During his youth he lived in the middle of South Limburg – NL.
When Jan finished his study of Industrial Design at Delft University of Technology, he lived in Amsterdam where he met his wife Marieke. Now Marieke and Jan live with their two children Hanna and Jaap for almost 30 years in a village near Rotterdam – NL. His work is related to the safety of consumer products.
His hobby’s are reading, writing, music, travelling. Jan reads many books on philosophy, religion, literature. Since several years he studies Sanskrit – the language of the gods in the world of the men.
Nine years ago Jan has started writing the essay “Who are you – a survey of our existence”. The separate parts of this essay are published as books by Omnia – Amsterdam Publisher.
| Jan van Origo
| Hanna and Jaap
| With Marieke
| Reading, writing, religion, philosophy, language, culture, walking
| Safety of consumer products