Dutch destiny report from World War II – added music and an impressive stage set

The hangar theater was filled to the brim, and a speaker voice had just welcomed us to the musical ‘Soldaat Van Oranje’, stressing that for safety reasons we should all remain seated, because we were in a theater designed as a rotating auditorium. Then, a lady started to walk down the aisle, and only after… Continue reading Dutch destiny report from World War II – added music and an impressive stage set

The Extravagant, Fabulous Art Fair (TEFAF) 2015 in Maastricht

Yesterday, I was at the TEFAF (The European Fine Art Foundation) art and antique fair in Maastricht in Southeastern Netherlands. A European crowd puller for ordinary art lovers (like myself), people with fat wallets, and professional buyers. Mostly classic but also contemporary art – about 20 percent, judging from the bulky catalog. I’ve been there… Continue reading The Extravagant, Fabulous Art Fair (TEFAF) 2015 in Maastricht

Stolte skolebørn??

(English extract below) Der tales meget om ligeværd, tolerance og rummelighed i den danske folkeskole, mens konkurrence, flid og disciplin nærmest er blevet fyord. I min optik har vi mistet balancen. I dag hørte jeg i nyhederne at “det er uklogt at være klog og ambitiøs i den danske folkeskole”. Elevernes egen formand stod bag udtalelsen.… Continue reading Stolte skolebørn??

I Holland er der brugerbetaling hos lægen

(English extract below) Indførelse af brugerbetaling hos lægen diskuteres i Danmark, mens det i andre lande, herunder Holland, har eksisteret længe. Måske kunne Danmark bruge erfaringerne fra disse lande. I efteråret kom Venstre frem med et ønske om brugertaling hos lægen. Det blev mødt med modstand fra Lægeforeningen og Sundshedminister Astrid Krag (SF) som argumenterede, at… Continue reading I Holland er der brugerbetaling hos lægen