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Another Day Off

I found out today that filmmaker Theo Van Gogh was killed in Amsterdam a few days ago. [Update - I wasn't sure of the exact date - seems it was November 2 when we were still in London.] He made a film that cast Islam in a somewhat negative light - or at least was interpreted to be doing so - and had been receiving death threats for some time. I only mention this because I read in the news report that 5.5% of the population of the Netherlands are Muslim. I do remember seeing a fair number of people walking around Arnhem in traditional middle-eastern dress, and although it didn't occur to me at the time, on reflection this does make sense.

We managed to catch a few more sessions today. Rick Strahl in particular is always fun to see.

Link: Another Day Off

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