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I in IJburg

It doesn’t happen very often that I go to IJburg, and that’s mostly because I don’t have any friends living there. Come think of it, wouldn’t it be nice to have friends living all throughout the city, to have an excuse to leave, every now and then, the comfort of your own neighbourhood? 198 more words


KNSM Island, Amsterdam

KNSM Eiland – in spite of all modern architecture and recent developments – still has a prevailing air of old harbour that charms me time after time.  83 more words


One Day in Amsterdam East

On Saturday, when the weather was extremely summerish and pleasant, I felt like spending time in the neighbourhood – that is, I didn’t want to adventure to other corners of the city. 425 more words


Damn It, Jesus

A Reflection in Response to Proper 17, 15th Sunday after Pentecost, Year C
(focusing on Luke 14 and Proverbs 25)

Click here for biblical texts… 775 more words

Revised Common Lectionary

ঘর নাই বাড়ি নাই, শুধু দেশ আছে! 

সেদিন সকালে, মনে হয় এগারোর মতো বাজে, রিকশায় ছিলাম। মোহাম্মদপুরের ছোট এই রাস্তা আর ফুটপাতে চোখ ছিল, তাই এই সহায় সম্বলহীন নারীকে সহজেই দেখতে পেয়েছিলাম। জানিনা তিনি কাঁদছিলেন নাকি গুনগুন করে গান গাইছিলেন।


Jailed Over Court Fines

“Little Jake asked, “Did you hear what happened to me? I was panning in front of the pharmacy. This fat woman panhandler told me to move. 182 more words


Landmarkt, Between Sunshine and Showers

When you lived in Amsterdam long enough, it becomes harder and harder to convince yourself to go out in the center or in the trendy neighbourhoods, especially during the weekend. 344 more words