Tag Archives: Television

Crocodiles at home

Today the national news informed us of crocodiles being used as domestic watchdogs. Two big ones were stumbled upon, in a home in Amsterdam, when the police raided it looking for drugs. It turned out, they were ‘protecting’ a large sum of (criminal) money. … Continue reading

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Feminist

Just before going to bed I watched a snippet of BBC television. Gloria Steinem, a famous lady I never heard of*, was being interviewed, and said ” (As a woman) …you’re either a feminist or a masochist, you see”. Expressing her … Continue reading

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Row your boat

Both images represent the same part of the river Amstel, but centuries apart.  

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Design from waste

There is no such thing as waste, and this coffee table is the proof of it. It is the winning design in the tv show ‘Old and New’, (Oud en Nieuw, NPO3) a new televised competition, this time for the creative. … Continue reading

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Favorite Spot Of 5-Year Olds

This year’s youngest group in school -the 4 and 5-years old- have accomplished an incredible difficult task with such marvelous results: They were asked to visualize their favorite spot in winter. Think of the stress of choice! But they have … Continue reading

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Beards (2013-2020)

Recently I read the story of The Twits by Roald Dahl to my son again, as we both l o v e it, and laugh out loud at the same hilarious situations every time… the way Mr and Mrs Twit … Continue reading

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To be and to have, tonight

Tonight at 9 you will have a unique opportunity to (re)view the brilliant and engaging documentary film Être et Avoir by Nicolas Philibert. Award winning. It tells the story of George Lopez being the sole teacher at a one-room school out … Continue reading

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