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100° birthday of war and war tourism

100 years ago my parents were born. They would be part of the last Europeans having to face two major international wars plus a cold war. 100 years ago there was also a special Christmas celebration in the beautiful fields … Continue reading

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11 november, al of niet vergeten #2 Vanaf de Industrialisatie

In 11 november al of niet vergeten #1 Voor de Industrialisatie zijn wij verder ingegaan op de vrije dagen die de regering wenst te schrappen (zie Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen). In het vorige artikel keken wij naar belangrijke gebeurtenissen op … Continue reading

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11 November, a day to remember #2 From the Industrialisation

In my previous postings Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen and Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend I mentioned that some members of parliament did not want to scrap only Whit Monday and we looked on what happened on the 315th … Continue reading

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