Observations 21 - Patience

Observations 21 – Patience

The statue commemorating the termination of the military service is back in the Nassauplein. In the picture you can see that the warning ...
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Democracy in Action - Observation nr 20

Democracy in Action – Observation nr 20

Photo webteam "Cannot something be done about the cycling through the fountain? Even grown-ups do it and it is ruination!" ...
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Observations 19: More and more detectives

Observations 19: More and more detectives

These days the main character in a detective novel usually is a grumpy eccentric. That used to be different. There ...
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Cylinder Lock - Observation 18

Cylinder Lock – Observation 18

Dear Sir/Madam, With reference to Observation 18 by Frits Hoorweg I would like to point out the following:  There are ...
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Observations 18 Burglary

Observations 18 Burglary

Police brochure Warning! Our neighbourhood is a relatively safe one. Still, it is important to take precautionary measures and be ...
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The Future of Park Sorghvliet - Observations 17

The Future of Park Sorghvliet – Observations 17

Photo webteam Park Sorghvliet is an attractive destination for a short walk. One needs a year-ticket of admission, which costs ...
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Observations: Local authorities ever so efficient

Observations: Local authorities ever so efficient

Via the intercom a municipal official introduces himself: "Goodmorning, my name is X. I am the inspector of the municipal ...
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12 - Agility of mind

12 – Agility of mind

Municipal policy is regularly reviewed at the A&W community council meetings. Helped by specialist working groups, this council has become ...
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11 - Your humble servant

11 – Your humble servant

At the edge of our neighbourhood stands the Peace Palace. On 30 May 2012 a new Visitors Centre was opened, ...
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10 - Hanging above the abyss

10 – Hanging above the abyss

You may have noticed that as well as being a contributor to this website, I have also become its editor ...
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9 - Ter Braak in German

9 – Ter Braak in German

At the baker’s, I often bump into the same man. At first our ‘relationship’ was no more than a friendly ...
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8 - Football forbidden

8 – Football forbidden

Imagine a young archaeologist researching into the abandoned remains of our city. There are no written accounts available so he ...
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