• Old Dutch test card – PTT Ned. 1


  • From the old box: picture of the aviation museum Aviodome at Schiphol airport

    I took this picture in 1982 whilst on a school trip. There are some nice cars in the picture as well.

  • Grey post office box of the Netherlands

    This was the post box of the Netherlands when the Post Office was a state company. It is a common misconception in the Netherlands that post office boxes were always red, but they were grey as well. The Post Office has been privatised for a long time. I…


  • Standaardtoestel T65 / Standard telephone T65

    This was the standard telephone in the Netherlands during the time that the telephone company was a state company. The phone was made by Krone, Ericsson and other companies. Made from 1965 until the late 1980s. The T is for table (there was also a W65, t…

  • Rustenburgerstraat, Amsterdam


  • Rustenburgerstraat, Amsterdam



  • Dutch Glory

    "De Bey van Tunis kreeg een koliek als hij het wapperen hoorde van de Nederlandse vlag." Multatuli, Max Havelaar ADELAAR. Hull: Built 1925 by N.V. werf Hubertina v.h W.H. Jacobsachinefabriek, Haarlem Holland. Gross tonnage 20 ton. Length 20.10 m. Beam 5.…

  • Dutch gas stove


  • Noordwijk boulevard

    No tripod, long shutter speed, only a car to hold the camera steady.


  • Castle Middachten

    Built in 1697 on the medieval foundations of a castle. architects: Steven Vennecool and Jacob Roman

  • Karel van het Reve – œuvre


  • Totaal anders

    translation: STOP We are totally different from the other Greek restaurants in the Netherlands. That is because of our experience over many years with the entire family and our unique menu.


  • What I listen to: Ian Bostridge singing the Winterreise

    Die Winterreise by Schubert. Performed by Ian Bostridge, the floppy-haired Englishman with the golden voice in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. I wanted to thank him for singing, but he was so busy in conversation with Mitsuko Uchida, that I didn't dear. A…

  • View of Amsterdam from the UWV building


  • View of Amsterdam from the UWV building



  • An evening at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

    During the interval of Aci, Galatea e Polifemo (HWV 72) by Handel. Performed by the Gabrieli Consort and Players, directed by Paul McCreesh

  • Boy waiting for the night train


  • Standing in a traffic jam on the N11 (Leiden-Bodegraven)

    Holland was covered in snow and fog this morning (March 3, 2006)


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