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Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Melly Shum hates her job

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An interesting artwork on the streets of Rotterdam since 1990, see more here.

Posted by bigblue on 09/08/2016 at 06:51 AM
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Saturday, 06 August 2016
Laugh now

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but one day we’ll be in charge. An exhibition called Banksy Warhol in Amsterdam.

Posted by bigblue on 06/08/2016 at 05:18 PM
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Friday, 18 December 2015
Two more sleeps

So it’s just three more sleeps until the days here start to get longer again.  Although the days are so short and brutal, I am able to think back to sunnier and happier times in August, when we cycled around the Netherlands.

Posted by bigblue on 18/12/2015 at 09:25 PM
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Wednesday, 12 August 2015
The crashing of Lancaster bomber W4888

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Crossing a cycle bridge outside Workum we saw this sign commemorating the crash site of a British Lancaster bomber on 4th May 1943. You can read about the incident here.

Posted by bigblue on 12/08/2015 at 07:57 AM
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Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Sculptures in Den Oever

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At first I thought these poles lined up for the benefit of sailors out on the North Sea (perhaps to help them navigate to the harbour). A sign advises however,  that they are designed to line up with the setting sun on the Summer solstice. 

Posted by bigblue on 11/08/2015 at 08:03 AM
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Sunday, 09 August 2015
The North Sea

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It was looking grand today, a touch cote d’azure in fact.

Posted by bigblue on 09/08/2015 at 06:00 PM
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Friday, 26 June 2015
Long Island

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This is a lovely place to have dinner.

Posted by bigblue on 26/06/2015 at 05:33 PM
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Thursday, 25 June 2015
Flight simulator

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This is a flight simulator which is handily available at Schipol airport for pilots to use for relaxation between flights. 

Posted by bigblue on 25/06/2015 at 10:55 PM
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