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R. I. P. Gary

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Gary Moore would have performed at Highlands Festival here in Amersfoort on May 27-28, 2011. People arranging the concert are now evidently upset.

It’s always hard to conceive when people this famous leave us so unexpectedly. He was 58, didn’t survive a heart attack.

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A hoot of negative

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Challenges chased me in my fatherland, and it takes time to recover. Anyway, imagine you were living in Russia.

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It Feels Like Winter

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You have perhaps heard of wintry weather and severe snowfalls in different parts of Europe. It didn’t leave Holland unaffected either. From my balcony I see something like this:

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Fog in Amersfoort

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From now on I’m going to make my blog bilingual. Unless I’m too lazy, or the subject is not intended for Western audience.

Fogs in Holland are more than frequent. One of such days I grabbed my camera and went out for photos:

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A kind of preface

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This publication is the first in a series of posts about my life in the Netherlands. Just in case, Holland and Netherlands are the two names of the same country, with Netherlands being the correct one, and Holland the more popular one.

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