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Dutch Navy 1: Somali Pirates 0

It’s been brought to my attention today that Somalian pirates are in the news again. In the Netherlands. “Five Somalis are appearing in court in Rotterdam today charged with piracy. They are accused of attempting to capture a South African yacht … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk: The Best Way to Learn a New Language

The Dutch are an enigmatic race. On the one hand conservative to a fault, on the other broad-minded, tolerant and objective. A confusing mix for the outsider – you think you have the culture sussed then something goes and blows … Continue reading

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