7 – Trouble with the neighbours

7 – Trouble with the neighbours

Do you sometimes get annoyed with your neighbours? And do you then find yourself saying things like: ‘Well yes, they ...
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6 - Larus ridibundus

6 – Larus ridibundus

Of course, no one regrets the coming of spring. Nevertheless, I am sorry that a dear winter visitor has departed ...
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5 - The power of word of mouth

5 – The power of word of mouth

Suddenly the p-word went the rounds: ‘pyromaan’ (pyromaniac/arsonist), set off by a shed fire in Atjehstreet ...
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4 - While it lasts

4 – While it lasts

Everyone is elated about the renovation of Nassauplein. Me too, don’t let there be any misunderstanding, but please allow me ...
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3 - Winter fun: lesson one

3 – Winter fun: lesson one

Ice and snow have turned Burgemeester de Monchyplein into a huge playground. What was once the ‘water feature’ is now ...
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2 - Only the street names survive

2 – Only the street names survive

At the corner of Billiton- and Borneostraat is a second-hand shop of the kind the Dutch used to call ‘uitdragerij’: ...
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Observations by Frits Hoorweg

Observations by Frits Hoorweg

[show_index arg="cat=242"] Frits Hoorweg is an inquisitive local resident who would like to share his observations with you about Archipel&Willemspark ...
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1 - Walkabout

1 – Walkabout

Kerkstraat, it is quarter past nine in the morning. Three men are peering down into a hole in the ground; ...
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