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Tombstone text Ramses Shaffy

  Tomorrow 10 years ago Dutch singer/poet/artist Ramses Shaffy died. Today my favorite radioshow Taalstraat (Language Street) is honoring Shaffy’s rich repertoire and valuable contribution to the Dutch language. Sing Fight Cry Pray Laugh Work and Admire are the lyrics … Continue reading

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Spirit of life

One of my favorite routes for a jog or a stroll in the neighborhood is the Dijksgracht, a canal close to Central Station, running parallel to the river IJ, just below its south bank. It is a secluded and tucked … Continue reading

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