Monthly Archives: November 2010

Santa And Zwarte Piet

Xmas is just around the corner and like every country in the world, the Netherlands is beginning the pre-amble to the presents under the tree. But unlike the States, where we seem to be shopping for Xmas from Black Friday … Continue reading

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We Got High In Amsterdam

Paul and I were walking along one night as is our want here in the Dam. After years of living in LA, the simple joy of stepping out of your front door and taking an evening stroll is one of … Continue reading

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Ah, You Seem To Have Missed A Bit…

Avid readers of the blog have pointed out that my stories of my single life come skidding to halt around the end of February 2009. Then, just as abruptly, spark back into life in September 2010 with a whole new … Continue reading

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If You’re A Celebrity, Europe Is The New Japan

So there I am in the cinema waiting for a movie to begin. I’m in Berlin with Uli and Jorge and Paul and we are all eagerly anticipating the opening credits. But like everywhere in the world, you have to … Continue reading

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Riding My Bike Back To 1979

So as you know, bikes are the major form of transport here in the Dam. About 600,000 they reckon. I don’t know if that number counts in the biking graveyards that you see at train stations and against old fences … Continue reading

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Giving Directions In Amsterdam

So it’s been a few weeks since the last post. As you all know I’m in the Netherlands on a freelance job and it’s turned into more of a time burner than a thought. So the next few installments will … Continue reading

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