30 years later

30 years later

No reason for a party! February 14th 1989, marks the date where theoterrorism became a phenomenon which had a global impact for the first time in recorded history. On that day, Ayatollah Khomeini calls out a fatwā (a ruling on a point of Islamic law given by a...
Murder she wrote?

Murder she wrote?

About Authors and Journalists that have been murdered.  Read on to find out what we can learn and how important their lessons are for the preservation of our democratic world today. From Joy Adamson, author of Born Free; Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya, author of...
Oudemanhuispoort Book Market

Oudemanhuispoort Book Market

What the Marché du Livre or Marché Georges-Brassens is to Paris, the Oudemanhuispoort is to Amsterdam. In 1602 a care home called Oud Man Huis (Old Man’s House) was built to house approximately 100 poor elderly men and women. Initially, it was a home for men hence the...
Labyrinth Cocktail, Food & Poetry Bar

Labyrinth Cocktail, Food & Poetry Bar

What the iconic film Cocktail was to the 80s is Labyrinth Cocktail, Food & Poetry Bar to 2018 In English, the term labyrinth is generally synonymous with maze, but Labyrinth Cocktail Food & Poetry Bar started in 2016 is Amsterdam’s only soul and poetry bar,...
Book Group Review “Love and Summer”

Book Group Review “Love and Summer”

Our Review A classic novel with an excellent title. The Irish voices and the atmosphere of Ireland in the 50's are clearly heard and felt throughout this novel. His writing style is beautiful and authentic. The author makes subtle comments that indicate that not all...