Tag: amsterdam

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Don’t bring your bigotry with you

An appalling story reported by Attitude - refugees from the Middle East who have ended up in Amsterdam have been threatened and attacked... by other refugees. Just because they're gay. After being spat on, threatened and attacked by others in their refugee centre, Dutch News reports five gay men – three from Syria, one from Iran and ...

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Amsterdam eating…

I spent all of last week working in Amsterdam. The unexpected highlight was a meal at the most excellent Cafe Modern, where I ate five mouth-watering courses of deliciousness. It's a set menu, no options, all in for €40. You'd be crazy to quibble or to question their selection. Now my Dutch is okay for ...

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Am I mad?

I may well be... I've just entered the ballot for places in the 2014 London Marathon! I know I had a really tough time of it at this year's event, but I'm confident I could shave at least 30mins off my time next year. (If I can avoid getting tripped up and injured again!) I ...