HF - July-August 2008 (Vol 3 No 4)
Holland Focus July-August 2008Fryslân Boppe!
A series of articles about a unique part of The Netherlands, the province of Fryslân (Frisian Land).
In this edition: "Waddengebied", a wonderful world of nature to the north of the Frisian mainland.

Verbeeldingen van Ambachten
Our regular column by Frans Hertoghs analysing the poems and drawings by Jan Luyken (or Luiken).
Luyken lived in the second half of the "Golden Century" (17th century) and his work shows us the daily life of his time.

Frans Hertoghs' regular contributions (in Dutch) about public affairs in New Zealand.
Read the English versions here on our website.

crookeA comic strip story, created and illustrated by Edo Fuijkschot.
Follow the adventures of Dutch conman Frank Crooke when he staggers from the wreckage of HMS Descent on to the remote west coast of Australia 200 years ago.



The Delta works - a new fortified Dutch coastline
The never-ending struggle against the advancing waters of rivers and the North Sea. The barriers, each of the highest engineering standard and ingenuity, together with hundreds of kilometres of dykes form the Delta Works, stretching over three provinces in the south-west of The Low Lands.

Piet Blom
Architect / designer of not just 'kubus' houses but many other unusual designs.


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