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Why The Houses Look Down Into the Grachten …

Here I explain an oddity in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) WHEN I VISITED THE FABULOUS FLUTIST FRANS BRÜGGEN in his many century old palais in the center of Amsterdam, I wondered why all the historical houses in the centre are leaning forward! The top of their facades were often over-hanging by ca. 45°, compared with the … Continue reading »

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HISTORY It Was Hard To Sell Goebbel’s Love Nest

What a huge place for the small man to have sex with his mistresses! ISN’T A LOVE NEST SOMETHING SMALL, ROMANTIC AND IDYLLIC? Yes, but not for Top Nazis like Joseph Goebbels, the Minister of Propaganda, with his insatiable sex appetite. He was a small man, 5’5” or 1.65 m, but he was never afraid … Continue reading »

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