Finally on top of the Grebbeberg, an ice age moraine. At the start of the second world war this was the spot where Dutch soldiers fought very hard against the German invaders (without loads of amphetamine, mind you). Of course we had once been to the Ouwehand Zoo with the… Read More »At the banks of the Grebbeberg
Dystopian and apocalyptic are main qualifications when it comes to describing the works of Zdzisław Beksiński. I wonder if that interpretation is correct. Admittedly, with many of his paintings I get the impression that I am looking at the sixth day of God’s uncreation: tomorrow He might switch off the… Read More »The 6th day of God’s uncreation – the morbid surrealism of the Polish artist Beksinski
One of the most beautiful spots in the Flevopolder is the former island of Schokland. The first UNESCO World Heritage Site in our country. You can take several walks, varying in distance from 1 to 11 km. And we often do that. For enthusiasts, there is a pleasant catering facility… Read More »The former island Schokland – a place to wash ashore
In 2011 I started a website – www.brochuremuseum.nl – for showing sales brochures of brands that no longer exist (or if they do it’s just a commercial trick). I never expected it to be such a huge success but nowadays there are more than 425 brochures in the collection and… Read More »New brochures of MG, Rover, Simca, Sunbeam and Triumph in the Sales Brochures Museum
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