Tag Archives: ring of canals

The End of the Dutch Golden Age

A Night in the Museum Only last week I was invited to an evening in the Rijksmuseum by a girlfriend who is a friend of the institution. The event offered a chance to speed-date with various experts dotted around the … Continue reading

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Surviving Queen’s Day in Amsterdam

Newsflash –  flash fiction online here After Easter only 300 words! HOORAY, IT’S MAYDAY! sssshh, I mean hooray, it’s Mayday. Most Queen’s Day revellers are nurturing a headache, no doubt. ‘Koninginnedag’ (don’t try and pronounce if you are of a nervous … Continue reading


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