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Happy Christmas from Amsterdam!

It snowed here last week and I got caught in a storm on my way home through the Erasmus park in Amsterdam west. I was glad I was just five minutes away from a warm apartment and not slithering in … Continue reading

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Slow Food, Courtyards and Magic Carpets

Last week, I spent an afternoon in my hometown. Yes, I did! Starting off with lunch at  Gartine, a small restaurant that specialises in mouth-watering, organic food and serves lunch, cakes, and high tea using home-grown ingredients from the proprietors’ kitchen garden … Continue reading

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