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Take down the bank

This picture is taken in Amsterdam, over a hundred years ago. It shows the Paleis voor Volksvlijt (Palace for Industry) the work of Samuel Sarphati – a local doctor involved in politics, particularly as a project developer in city planning – who came back … Continue reading

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Daily life today

It is still a long way back to paradise, the state of mind the nation lingered in, before the plane fell to earth 12 days ago. The day before the MH17 of Malaysian Airlines crashed, I bought a tiny book … Continue reading

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