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“Culture” or “religion”? Understanding the popularity of the Passion

The Passion comes to Groningen in 2014. A hugely popular event, it raises many questions at the same time. Is it a form of religion reasserting itself in the public sphere? 1,516 more words


Liebster Award 2, 3 & 4

Over the last few months I’ve been nominated for a few more Liebster Awards. YAY! Thanks friends! Its such a nice, albeit strange, feeling knowing that people actually read my ramblings.  1,016 more words

Random Ramblings

2012 - Rotterdam, the Netherlands (part 3)

At some point I tried to get into skate photography but this camera wasn’t right for it so here are some photos of an attempt to take some shots of Nassim Guammaz and Tim Zom in the Heemraadsingel bowl in Rotterdam back in 2012.

Canon EOS 300x

2012 - Nieuwekerk a/d Ijssel, the Netherlands

Spending the day in Nieuwekerk a/d Ijssel to check out this little skatepark we heard about.

Canon EOS 300x

Finding good food in Amsterdam

When half way through our trip in Amsterdam I posted on Twitter that we were struggling to find decent food, someone (very helpfully) replied that it was never going to be a foodie weekend was it? 787 more words


Germany, Across the Rhine to Alsace

“What is it that gives a frontier its magic? Not the fact that that it is a territorial or political boundary, for these are artificial, dictated by history.   760 more words