Local of the week: Amsterdam

Sometimes you meet those who have a certain set of skills that both stun and amaze you. They tend to stick in your mind and you often find yourself thinking about them on a lazy Sunday afternoon, when work is

A Note on China

There are times when you travel to discover one place and end up discovering somewhere else, half way around the world. This happened recently during a weekend trip to Amsterdam. In the centre of Dam Square stood several people meditating

The many artists of Amsterdam

Amsterdam the city of Van Gough, Anne Frank, the Red Light District, weed shops, stag dos and bicycles. But, behind the fluorescent red lights and the drunken weekends are those who spend their time living a fairly average life in

The Red Light District: Sex for Sale

Sex is a powerful advertising tool in this consumerist world. Busty women are used to sell a range of products and barely legal girls are depicted bending over to expose a shapely posterior all for the sake of a new perfume.