Tagged: europe

Queens Day HAs Not Left Yet

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...

bmtv46 Remembering a Revolution

bmtv46 Remembering a Revolution

Click To Play It’s the 33rd anniversary of the Portuguese Carnation Revolution. It was and still is, the single most inspiring moment in history. (for me) This vlog will explain further.

bm199 What these Elections Will Do To France

bm199 What these Elections Will Do To France

MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL Media coverage of the French elections has spiraled into the typical who looks tougher who will lose reporting, as is the norm for mainstream media today. But there are real policies that will harm or...
 

Humans Arise from Amsterdam Caves

Humans Arise from Amsterdam Caves

Although my mind is on my journey to New Orleans, which is just one week away, it is impossible to ignore Amsterdam these days. Yes, the city I call my wife is in bloom. I guess we skipped winter this...

bm189 2 EU Parliaments Too Many

bm189 2 EU Parliaments Too Many

MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL The European Union has a parliament which has two homes, Brussels and Strasbourg. When weighing all the resources required and practical costs for maintaining this tradition, many have called into question why there isn’t one...
 

bmtv40 EU Parliament, 1 is Enough

bmtv40 EU Parliament, 1 is Enough

Click To Play I was at the EU parliament this weekend. Got me thinking about what this building represents. And then I remembered there are two of them, and lots of wasted resources to cart MEP’s back and forth. Hence...