The Man in the Clock

Ever since the man in the clock at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport started his activities and telling us stories about the enigma of Time, I am fascinated by its mechanism and able to watch and keep watching.

Latest articles from Anton Foek

Read the latest articles and essays of the journalist and writer Anton Foek and more authors from Amsterdam.

William Smith (1769-1839)

William Smith: Fame after Shame

Bankruptcy and jail by Anton Foek Amsterdam, October 21st 2021– The story of William Smith is simply fascinating: the orphaned son of an English country blacksmith, who became obsessed with creating the[…]

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The Naked Watchmaker

Welcome To The Naked Watchmaker

Insight into the heart of watchmaking Masterclass is live Our goal is to disperse the myths and misconceptions of an industry by sharing professional knowledge. Understanding Watchmaking, The Beginning Of[…]

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Equilibrium

Moving sculptures give a feeling of poetry, seem to stand still in time. Advertisements

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MISSION STATEMENT

A personal and public newsletter

A personal and public newsletter that makes our world bigger and, above all, more beautiful, one trying to broaden the mind and yet tries to find a place under the sun.

With a curiosity that arouses a hunger for more information. A hunger that can only be satisfied by asking further, deeper questions and finding out for yourself. Trying to understand what is happening around us and to deal with it properly and responsibly.

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