I did and I enjoyed it. I recognize a lot of this in Dutch media and politics. For instance the ‘real, hardworking’ term and its twin ‘Wakker Nederland’, meaning wakeful, smart, alert. Disdainful right wing lingo, used by our Prime minister and his party journal ‘De Telegraaf’.

Friend of life and beauty and foe of spoilers of life and beauty. Golden marriage. Grandfather. Pianist and micro poet. Dutch, European.

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