It is with much regret that we came to the conclusion that we were going to be unable to turn the bleeding around.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill PETERBOROUGH, Ontario He received his masters of aeronautical engineering in Delft but many people will remember Jack van Winssen (1926-May 2012) as Jack the Klompenmaker, in his retirement years entertaining crowds at Ontario regional events, the Canadian Tulip Festival, and beyond in places from New York to Oregon and Washington State.
According to Dutch broadcaster NOS, the famous windmills are trying to cope with a budget shortfall of 900,000.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC - Red ink is hastening the demise of Dutch community newspaper The Windmill Herald, news which still reverberates throughout Canada and the United States as readers react with shock and disbelief.
You'll inevitably stop to see beautiful azulejos in a variety of styles, from the baroque to the Art Nouveau, many covering façades dating from the late-1700s and 1800s.
Not only are they easily portable and extremely liquid investments but they almost invariably appreciate in value and are very discreetly under-the-radar as well.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.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.The richness of the cultural iconography on tile is on a par with that found on canvas, illustrating the same themes (often religious) but also inspired by Chinese and Indian art and Flemish painting.Ceramic tile decoration is believed to have originated in Persia, adopted throughout the Moorish world, moving up to southern Spain and much of Iberia.