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AMSTERDAM CALLING

I heard you today 
on the metro, 
in the morning, 
words falling
from foreign tongues 
as the train took me
so much further 
than the tracks permitted.  136 more words

Poetry

Dutch in 'unchartered waters' over EU-Ukraine 'No' vote

AFP

© ANP/AFP | Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at The Hague on April 8, 2016

THE HAGUE (AFP) – The Dutch government is in “uncharted waters” after voters rejected an EU deal with Ukraine in a non-binding poll, leaving its leaders to decide what to do next, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday. 322 more words

Spring has Sprung!

I would just like to start by saying {please dont let me jinx it!} we’re heading for spring folks!

Proof you say? I took this picture at 7:15pm. 722 more words

Life In Groningen

The contradictions of the Dutch referendum on the Association agreement with Ukraine

As the day of the advisory referendum in the Netherlands on the Association agreement with Ukraine nears, the bulk of the commentary seems to focus on the campaign, its… 616 more words

Euroscepticism

Between Scylla and Charybdis: how will the Dutch Presidency connect our Union to citizens?

The flow of refugees from the war zones around Syria has become more and more a test to the European Union. This is also the case for the Dutch government, which will have the EU Presidency in the coming months. 813 more words

Euroscepticism

Open

Open your heart’s window
see on the horizon
my deep affection
floating before the sun
covering its face
to protect you from harm
it can be bruised and burned… 43 more words

Photography