Allan F. Westphall
Welcome to the digital home of a young-ish medievalist, philatelist, webdesigner (not!), serendipitist, writer, teacher, researcher, husband son and brother, book collector and bibliophile, PhD, company co-founder, investor, and board member from Denmark (currently residing in Hong Kong)
Enjoying a cocktail (a Batavia Punch and technically speaking a ‘mocktail’) in the Café Batavia in the heart of old town Batavia, now Jakarta. Begun in 1805, the building served as administration office of the VOC, the Dutch East India Company. I visited Jakarta in September 2018.
Gold! In March 2019 I won a Gold medal at the Hong Kong Stamp Exhibition for my display of Netherlands Indies Prephilately 1817-1864.