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A Wilhelmus to the Netherlands

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When I was an undergraduate, one of my lecturers was the quite Dutch Tobias Ruighaver. At the conclusion of his course on computer architecture, I stood up with a couple of musicians in the lecture theatre, and gave a stirring rendition of Het Wilhelmus, the Dutch national anthem. I think Tobias was more interested in […]

Fine Dining In Amsterdam

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I was not going to leave Amsterdam without crossing off some of the local specialities off my list. Fries was not on my list, but since I didn’t know what I’d get in Brussels, I thought I’d try some here. And a good thing, because the fries in Amsterdam are free to proclaim to the […]

Jottings of Amsterdam, Centraal to Rusland

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Here at opɯdʒɯlɯklɑr, we’re all about the heterochronicity. So as I sit in the foyer of Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen, waiting for a taxi to launch me on the path back to Amsterdam… and in the plane over the Western Desert returning to Australia… … I will continue blogging about what I saw when I […]

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