Monthly Archives: May 2014

European elections – part II

Tomorrow the European Union elections take place in the Netherlands. They want us to give them a vote of confidence for being capable of leading Europe with vision and decisiveness. Yet, after all this time they still have not even … Continue reading

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European elections

The European elections are getting near and although I can see the importance of voting I feel the democratic system of the European Union is flawed in a similar way to the Dutch local democratic system. Actually, it is not … Continue reading

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‘ranje-blanje-bleu – The Dutch flag

It’s May 5th today, a day of celebration in the Netherlands. We celebrate our liberation from the German occupation in 1945, that was a result of the 2nd World War. This day also marks the end of a period where … Continue reading

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