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 by Anton Foek

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

Out of our minds: opium’s part in imperial history

Out of our minds: Opium’s part in Imperial History

How a mind-altering, addictive substance was used as a weapon by one empire to subdue another by Lewis Dartnell Humans are an exquisitely intelligent and capable species of ape. Our physiology[…]

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International visibility increases Finland’s influence

International visibility increases Finland’s influence

Helsinki could do a little bit more in Suriname   eyesonsuriname   Amsterdam, May 17 2023 — The other day was chatting with a new friend from Finland. He was kind[…]

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Invictus William Henley

Invictus an inspiring Poem by William Henley

Getting inspired by Poetry The Power of Self-Belief: Exploring the Themes of Invictus The Legacy of Invictus: How William Henley’s Poem Has Inspired Generations The Relevance of Invictus in the[…]

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