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NL Planet Blog
Reflecting life and interests in Holland
Looking for the lowdown on the low countries? You have come to the right place.
A natural follow-on from the general articles on the main NL Planet website, these blogs reflect life and interests in Holland - up close and personal.
John The Sketch #2 Comments Off
Black Pete heading for black hole Comments Off
It’s that time of year again. For about the last month or more, the Dutch press has been full of articles about the controversial Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) characters, the ‘assistants’ of Sinterklaas. more »»
Ajax v Feyenoord – ‘away fans’ to stay away? Comments Off
The Dutch public broadcasting organisation, the NOS, recently published the results of a study into the efficacy of the current “away fans ban” at these so-called ‘high risk’ matches more »»
After the last election the extremely ill-advised and counter-productive Weed Pass legislation was officially dropped. However only the ‘closed club criterion’ was actually abandoned, other anti-social aspects of the discredited law, such as the ban on non-Dutch residents in the coffeeshops more »»
It is worth remembering the economic state of affairs in May 2012, when the now infamous weed pass was introduced in the southern provinces of the Netherlands as a measure to aggressively discourage foreigners more »»