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Keeping Their Wooden Shoes Dry

Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | Views [370]

SO WHAT HAPPENS IN A COUNTRY THAT HAS places like Shockland and Beemster that have been reclaimed from the sea, when a land of canals that must be protected by dikes is threatened by a major storm or, heaven forbid, rising sea-levels?  When the ... Read more >

Van Gogh Museum

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | Views [518]

VINCENT VAN GOGH WAS A LATE BLOOMER.  HE WAS IN HIS late 20s when he began painting seriously and it took more than a little help from his friends to develop his skills.  Despite his fame (“Sunflowers” recently sold for $82 million) ... Read more >

Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | Views [604]

I WAS LAST IN THE NETHERLANDS IN 1970, an unsophisticated young sergeant just back from Vietnam.  I remember windmills, tulips, canals, cheese and Amsterdam’s (in)famous Red Light District.  The country has probably changed since then.... Read more >

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