Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen I saw today that Dairy Queen plans to open sixty new stores in Massachusetts. We actually have one in walking distance, but there aren’t many around besides that. It’s very popular, even in a town with a Friendly’s and with…Read more

Dairy Queen I saw today that Dairy Queen plans to open sixty new stores in Massachusetts. We actually have one in walking distance, but there aren’t many around besides that. It’s very popular, even in a town with a Friendly’s and with…Read more Continue reading “Dairy Queen”

It’s about Time!

It’s about Time! “Laat blijdschap weer volop mijn deel zijn”. Jimmy Rosenberg leest voor uit psalm 51. Hij kijkt op, ziet recht in de camera, een gelukzalige glimlach, het beeld bevriest, dan de aftiteling. Het einde van Jeroen Berkvens’ vorige week donderdag uitgezonden, overrompelende documentaire “Jimmy Rosenberg, de vader, de zoon en het talent”, deze week nog […] Continue reading “It’s about Time!”

Secret Tunnels

Secret Tunnels Earlier this year I was invited to write the foreword to Antony Clayton’s new book Secret Tunnels of England: Folklore and Fact. The invitation came from a talk we gave together in the Salon for the City series, which I’d highly recommend attending if you enjoy drinking cocktails in fragile tea cups and listening to historical lectures. Antony was kind enough to let me re-post my foreword text here, which I hope will inspire you to go read the whole book, […] Continue reading “Secret Tunnels”

Acosados y detenidos por grabar la violencia policial

Acosados y detenidos por grabar la violencia policial La muerte del joven Michael Brown a manos de un agente de policía en Ferguson, un suburbio de la ciudad de San Luis, Misouri, se convirtió en una nueva prueba del valor del periodismo ciudadano como herramienta de denuncia social. Desde el asesinato de Michael Brown, hace casi dos años, los ciudadanos han seguido utilizando […] Continue reading “Acosados y detenidos por grabar la violencia policial”