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.

Stanley Brouwn

Unknown Surinam Artist and My Hero Strolls around the Earth

Stanley Brouwn [ Paramaribo 1935 – Amsterdam 2017] antonfoek Amsterdam, January 28, 2023– Perhaps it would have been better if there had been no obituary by Stanley Brouwn here. Or[…]

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Adam Carroll

Adam Carroll: When money isn’t real: the $10,000 experiment

Adam Carroll talks about his $10,000 Monopoly game with his kids and how to teach finance management in a cashless society. Adam Carroll is quickly being recognized as one of[…]

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Ruud Gullit

The Story of Ruud Gullit – The most complete player ever

Labelled “The Black Tulip”, Ruud Gullit was a revelation of a footballer. The 1987 World Player of the Year rose to prominence after a couple of standout years at PSV,[…]

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