There is something rotten in the Netherlands. In parliament, in government and -in my not so humble opinion even more worrying- in the judicial system. The Dutch version of the text the video refers to can be found here.(It is yet to be translated).
Colourizing old movies: I saw great examples of it before and today I discovered that a fellow Dutchman called Rick is doing a really great job in this field. Here an example of his work: The Attack on Pearl Harbour.This blogpost is about something completely different, yet in a way comparable. I chose this example-link… Continue reading Expressionism? I do want to cry out..
Political commenting while ironing. No shirt was ruined while making this video. Three years ago I wrote a text about Dutschke in Dutch on the website VerenOfLood.nu. In a note below an explanation of my vote. I repeat the complete note here for a reason: Superficially the hero of many radical world reformers, Rudi Dutschke… Continue reading Rudi Dutschke’s mind blowing success
I used the (in)famous photo of Chamberlain as featured image. Somewhat amazingly I could find it at the BBC. (Link) This is a good source to start if you know little or nothing about why the name ‘Chamberlain’ to many is almost a synonym for ‘appeasement’.
Link to the specific source at The International Churchill Society. I say Centre instead of society. Their twitter-handle is @ChurchillCentre ..
Link to the complete preface of the book 49:49 prepublished on the Academia account.
Distant Thunder is a one of the descriptions Merriam Webster provides for the word Rumble. Who would not prefer it over talk in a chattering fashion? Important links: About the growth of Rumble Mr. Devin Nunes is at the head of Truth Social
The tenth video here is the shortest one so far and ‘something completely different’.In the video itself I forgot to mention that I used boneglue to attach the linen to the masonite: it smells bad, but working with it really makes you feel like a painter from long ago.I plan to paint more portraits on… Continue reading Different carriers for my next paintings
Ninth video at OldDutchPainter.works and first of the videos in the category WDWD, What Did Winston Do that fits that menu-title.
About a sickening coincidence of two meetings.I should not exaggerate: actually I did not throw up, I did not even vomit in my mouth.Two days ago Mr. Zelensky, an extremely wealthy clown -literally, it was his previous job- addressed the Dutch parliament. The next day he did another non-exchange with the Belgian parliament. It coincided… Continue reading Meanwhile in The Hague, Brussels and New York