Dishwasher Wisdom

Dishwasher Pete is a friend of mine. Like me, he’s an American who moved to Amsterdam. Like me, he’s also a European of another country living here in Amsterdam. And that is only the beginning of what he and I have in common. Pete had gotten in touch a few days ago about getting help […]

bm183 Amsterdam Creative Spaces, The Story of OT301

MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL The city of Amsterdam is famous for many things, among them, the great movement of creative people who occupied abandoned buildings over the past 30 years. Yet slowly the movement is changing, as are the laws, and squatting has become increasingly difficult. OT301 is performance space, restaurant, printshop, cafe, cinema, […]

Fragile Continent

The following were my biggest concerns while trying to get across town during what turned out to be the worst storm of the decade in the Netherlands: Don’t get blown off your bike. Don’t get blown into a canal. Don’t be pushed onto oncoming traffic. It may seem odd or stupid, but journey to and […]