In the hustle and bustle of the last week (in the last week, between the pointless physical therapy and other meetings, I had stuff to do every afternoon after work) I forgot (not really) about my trip to Amsterdam last weekend.
It was a splendid long weekend: I left Berlin first thing [...]
Dutch fury at US general’s gay theory over Srebrenica.
Glad he’s retired. I wish he was muzzled. He’s an embarrassment.
Nobody was injured.
Best looking library award goes to…
Imagine living on a canal in Amsterdam…
Speed Skater Sven Kramer wants you to eat bread. I (heart) bread.
Rotterdam evening rush hour as seen from above
Via the BBC / In light of the recent discussion:
Social workers in the Netherlands have taken legal action to try to stop a 13-year-old girl from sailing around the world on her own.
They want Laura Dekker to be made a ward of court, so that her parents, who support her plans, temporarily lose [...]
Seen in Rotterdam!
Ultimately I decided upon two Photo Contest winners: Ian in Hamburg for his “clean” responses of “Christmas Tree” and “Buttplug”, and Jul for the more accurate responses of “Buttplug” and “Buttplug.”
After taking the photo, I sent a link of it to one of my Dutch friends who doesn’t live in [...]
Some how it is Thursday afternoon—and to be honest, I’m not quite sure how it happened. Last I checked, it was Monday, I was in Hannover, and I was getting on a train to Rotterdam.
Overall I’ve had a productive week here in Rotterdam—I haven’t made enough progress on some concrete projects that need to [...]
Today I found this large statue of what appears to be Santa Claus in Rotterdam. Clearly he’s holding a bell in one of his hands.
You will win a fabulous prize (I’ll mail you a congratulatory postcard from Rotterdam) if you can:
Tell me what Santa is holding up with his other hand; and Tell [...]
I have no net access at home and I’ve been feeling lazy—something about moving does that.
Suffice it to say, my furniture is in the new place and, as of this writing, I am about 80% unpacked. I have all my clothing to put away, and a lot of dishes to wash. I expect to [...]