Aaaaaand… we’re back! Wondering what’s up, hip, and happening in and around Amsterdam during the rest of February? Check it out below! Junior Company, Dutch National Ballet @ Dutch National Opera & Ballet – Those kids can dance! For a night of envy and excellent ballet you should definitely visit the Junior Company’s tour … More Writer’s Block Happenings: February
For the Family: “The Sound of Music” Plato: Why is there so much singing? I hate singing. Just look at the text: “When the dog bites, when the bee stings / When I’m feeling sad / I simply remember my favourite things”. How deceitful Maria is with these lines! Generalising her fear for dogs is … More Philosophers Review Our Most Popular Romantic Films
As a professor of law, specialising in freedom of speech, Mark had concerned himself for the most part of his life with the weight of words. He felt strong about rhetoric, prose and text. They’d gotten into one of their quarrels over a frequently discussed topic that night. – “I panicked baby, I didn’t know … More Short Story Competiton – Shared Third Place: Mark and Henry
We, as humans, just love time travel. Just imagine the possibilities! You could wander in the woods of times long gone amidst the dinosaurs, experience ancient civilizations for yourself or perhaps sit in on one of Shakespeare’s original performances. Or, on the other hand and equally fascinating, travel to the future and partake in the … More Passionately Curious: Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey!
While Yentl wrote about the over-sensitivity and the tendency to romanticize melancholy that seems to apply to our generation, I’d like to write about what also seems to be a big issue for people around twenty. Perhaps it goes hand in hand, or little finger in little finger, with the over-sensitivity that we were raised with, … More Higher Education is Mental
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In this column I would like to address the issue of tattoo removal. I will use as little stomach-upsetting language as possible, in case you’re squeamish about pain. The possibilities there are to get rid of an unwanted tattoo are sanding off your skin (yes, this is an option), surgical removal, using liquid nitrogen to … More Laser Tattoo Removal