Disc Around the World

A friend of mine, the man who introduced me to ulimate frisbee, started the first ever league in Liberia. Years later he would introduce the sport in Trinidad and last I heard he was in Madagascar surely throwing disc with the local population. Over the weekend I’m sitting down to dinner after the first day […]

bm213 Canadians in Amsterdam; The Struggle

MP3 Audio [26 MB]DownloadShow URL After studying, working, and living in the Netherlands for 5, 10 or even 20 years, people are being deported on technicalities and bureaucratic errors. Faced with the choice of fighting or leaving the life they’ve built, many people are finding that there is no fair fight to be had. In […]
 

Queens Day HAs Not Left Yet

I promise this is the last post about celebrations here in Amsterdam. But considering the scale and unavoidable appeal, here’s my official post about Queen’s Day ’07. (cross posted from my sister blog, Trippist.com) —- One thing you may not hear about on Queen’s Day is the underlying spirit on the canals. Sure there are […]

Drag Queens Day

Normally I try to provide yee good readers with the occasional story/first hand account of what is happenning in this city of Amsterdam which I so love. But today, on the eve of the biggest national mess of the year, I was so overbooked that I could not perform my duty as public internet servant. […]