Food porn in the Golden Age
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Food porn in the Golden Age

Dutch and Flemish masters are famous among others of their stil lifes. Some of them painted food stil lifes. I selected a handful of them to share here.

Here is my selection of food porn in the Golden Age. Continue reading

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Fijne Feestdagen
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Fijne Feestdagen

Triggered by Donald Trump’s promise to bring Merry Christmas again, I want to share here the Dutch version of it. Merry Christmas in Dutch is Zalig kerstdagen or Prettige/Fijne kerstdagen. Zalig means blisfull. Prettige/fijne from the adjective prettig/fijn means nice. Kerstdagen: Christmas days. Continue reading

How can we end our fossil fuel addiction by 2050?
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How can we end our fossil fuel addiction by 2050?

Last week I went to Amsterdam by train and realised that all Dutch trains run on wind energy starting from 1 January this year. Forced by the size and limited natural resources Dutch people take sustainability seriously. They have this constant struggle against water. Now with the fossil fuel decreasing, alternatives are sought after. These … Continue reading