Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill AMSTERDAM - Many foreigners visiting the Netherlands go home with the impression that the Dutch love their bicycles, perhaps the way Americans are passionate about cars. Are they aware of an ongoing battle by Dutch cities to control the "blight" of abandoned, wrecked and inappropriately parked bicycles, which litter city centres and bicycle parking lots at railway stations everywhere across the country?Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill MADISON/STEENDEREN - The recent World Champion Cheese Contest produced a shock winner in its annual search for the best cheese in the world.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Tens of thousands of organ fans attended and enjoyed the concerts given by master organist Feike Asma on his (annual) tours through Canada and the U. Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill BEING - Chinese authorities want to set up an outlet in The Netherlands for the National Academy for Mayors of China.
They are interested in working together with existing advisory and academic institutes in The Hague in the area of public administration.
Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Immigration History NEW YORK Dutch entertainer Seth Gaaikema ended his whirlwind tour across Canada with a stopover in New York where he also gave several appearances of his show Kom-kom, tut-tut, ho-ho. Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Readers of the Windmill Herald often expressed amazement about little known facets of the history of the Netherlands, its people and their achievements, and, yes, about their foibles too.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Immigration History AMSTERDAM - The wartime German occupation was very much on the mind of the printer Wil C. Keet (80) when his former employer Amsterdam commercial printer C. There are many aspects of Dutch history that have been obscured for one reason or other.
In his retirement he became the driving force in chronicling the history of his adopted New York State hometown.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill TORONTO, Ontario - The surprise resignation of long-serving Progressive Conservative MPP Elizabeth Witmer has shaken up the balance of power at Queens Park where Premier Dalton Mc Guinty governs with a Liberal Party minority.
Then they tell you, did you try the United States and Canada yet?
So you book passage on an ocean liner to find customers abroad, including some Dutch immigrants.
Our online book table Go (a catalogue may be a better description), offers a wide ranging selection of interesting volumes: Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill DE BILT - With a maximum temperature of 11 degrees Celsius, Sunday June 3 was the Netherlands coldest summers day since 1975.
Meteorological service Meteo Consult reports that it was just as warm on Christmas Day.
There are two recent external studies which confirm that there is truth to this otherwise self-serving claim.