‘Twas Christmas Eve, and three refugees came knocking on your door…

ROTTERDAM – I don’t know about you, my dear friend, but there’ll be no holiday spirit for me this year. I don’t feel the warm glow and tis definitely not the season. Christmas in this part of the world is cold and wet, not white and crispy. It’ll most likely rain, and it’ll be windy, too. Inside, we’ll […]

AMY, AMY, AMY: a coincidental collection of circumstance

ROTTERDAM – Now that I’ve seen the well-received documentary “AMY“, her lyrics on how they are trying to make her go to rehab (and she said “no, no, no”) got a well-deserved and slightly different spin to it. This wonderful yet quite depressing film about the life of jazz singer Amy Winehouse, who met her […]