Tag Archives: Amsterdam

Sketchbook

There’s a stretch of land between the dyke along the IJmeer east of Amsterdam and Vattenfall’s energy plant, where I like to cycle, on my way to the ancient village of Muiden. The other day I went out early and … Continue reading

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Discovery Vehicles

If you were to go on a discovery nowadays, how would you travel, where would you go? A question I asked a group of 10 year olds in the local multicultural primary school, where I was teaching, training to become … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Light Festival Versus Darkness

  New Year’s Eve 2019, we strolled along the installations of the Light Festival. From home along Entrepotdok, Kadijksplein onto NEMO. We saw some interesting work, it’s definitely improved since they started 5 years ago. When we turned the corner … Continue reading

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Light Festival Amsterdam 2019

The Amsterdam Light Festival is on. It’s the event’s 5th anniversary and it has matured. We walked along a part of it, on the eastern side of town. All the light you see is from the past. By Alicia Eggert. … Continue reading

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PAGES | 021219 The old and the new – Zaandam today

A building I spotted while cycling in Zaandam today. The old building is the new one.

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Discovery | Alaskan Spruce Tip Jelly

  I looked it up, how they put the taste of a forest on the other side of the world in a jelly. It’s gorgeous!

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Our Room For Rent

I made a new postcard for the guestroom. It looked like this, back in 2013. Check it out here

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The Sky Tonight

Today was the longest day, completely in sync with my work schedule.  Summer solstice explained, and why it matters. here

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New Insect | The Gregie Grogo

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Amsterdam | An Impression

On my computer I keep a folder – in a folder 😉 – with ideas to improve the Amsterdam experience for my guests. Something to put in a guidebook I could make, with places to go, things to do. I … Continue reading

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