Churchill Boulevards and Orwell lanes

Churchill Laan, Eindhoven Netherlands

The city of Eindhoven is located in the south of the Netherlands. With almost a quarter of a million inhabitants Eindhoven is number five in size in the Netherlands. It had some fame as the hometown of the multinational company Philips and football club PSV.I was in this city for a four-day course of the… Continue reading Churchill Boulevards and Orwell lanes

Lunchtime Now and Then

Lunchtime workers 2023 cellphones
Lunchtime 2023

The differences are many, but making this lunchtime photo reminded me of that very famous one of workers on a beam in New York. Not sure if three or just two of these are checking their cellphone.Most of my posts in this category ‘observations’ -even the very first one, about a decaying banana leaf– mention… Continue reading Lunchtime Now and Then

Dissident Dutch Broadcaster under Attack

Anchorwomen and founder of Ongehoord Nederland

The Dutch political climate is not like the Ukraine one. Yet.The most important opposition party (Forum voor democratie) is not forbidden. Yet.The only dissident broadcaster of those funded via tax-money (Ongehoord Nederland ≈ “Unheard (of), neglected Dutch“) is not forbidden. Yet. This video is in support of the broadcaster. I added English subtitles because these… Continue reading Dissident Dutch Broadcaster under Attack