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24 January 2011 3 Comments

Memories – shared, unburdened and embraced

Next week will see the launch of two books, written by two expatriate women of our local international community, in which they share with the reader painful memories of their past, their youth. “Black and (a)broad” by Carolyn Vines and “The Singing Warrior” by Niamh Ni Bhroin.  I have not had the opportunity to read […]

3 November 2010 0 Comments

It’s about the people, people!

It has been a little bit of a hobby horse for me, the fact that the international status of the city has as much to do with the international individuals in it and their contributions to the socio-economic development and character of the city, as it does with the presence of international organisations. And, while […]

29 October 2010 7 Comments

A ‘strong (female) desire for’ The Hague – CRAVE The Hague

YEAH!! Our own CRAVE – in The Hague. A few posts ago – my first in 18+months I believe, I made the claim that CRAVE was not so much a manifesto as it was a testament: to the  drive, creativity and perseverance of women. (to quote myself). Well, last night at the Womens Business Initiative […]