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Britsoc Magazine | Fish and chips for the soul | July/Aug 2015

'Fish and Chips for the Soul' magazine | July/Aug 2015
Click squares below to feed your mind and burn your tongue

This month our deep fried “Fish and Chips for the Soul magazine” reports from the crispy hot shores of the Britsoc summer camp.

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Chairman's Message July-Aug 2015

Britsoc Chairman
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Dear members,

Read this month's chairman's letter here. Read More
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Amsterdam 7's Rugby

Britsoc Sports Activities
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AndyBy Andy Symmonds

A Day at the Sevens

This review is based upon the final day of the Amsterdam Rugby Sevens event, featuring teams from around the world. Read Me
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Benjamin Arthur | British Photographer
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Benjamin Arthur | The British Photographer in Amsterdam

WEDDINGS  | CORPORATE EVENTS | PORTRAITS  | PARTIES | WALKABOUTS | CHILDREN’S  PORTRAITS | EVENTS | FINE ART

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I’m a leading independent freelance photographer, working with corporate & individual clients in the Netherlands, Czech Republic, UK and elsewhere. Read More
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Home is where the art is

Art and Culture
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BenjiBy Benjamin Arthur One of the greatest joys of moving into our new home has been rediscovering old possessions long neglected in storage. Feed Me
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Biertuin—by The Beer Hunter

Food and drink
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Andy By Andy Symmonds 

Eastern Gardens

The visit to the Biertuin was a very happy coincidence. We were scoping out the Tropenmuseum and stumbled across the Biertuin. Feed Me
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Kingsalmarkt World Famous Foodstore
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Taste Life!

Kingsalmarkt, the world-famous foodstore!

Visit us for your favourite American cornflakes, brownies and soups, British jams andhoney, Mexican tortillas, Spanish tapas and ham, Italian coffee and pasta and French cheese. Read More
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Britsoc Photo Lesson #12

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Get the pose and the setting right and the rest will follow

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By Benjamin Authur, Photographer

BritPhotShot of the Month

Last month we talked about how important it is to let children just be themselves. Feed Me
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An interview with Beth Johnson

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A peek inside Beth Johnson's Boekhandel van Rossum: Her newly expanded bookstore and bamboo garden on the Beethovenstraat in Amsterdam.Read More
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The International School of Amsterdam
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Setting the stage to excite and develop young minds

At ISA, we believe that great facilities can set the stage for great learning. Read More
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Beth’s Book Blog July/Aug 2015

Books
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 Beth reviews 'A Song for Ella Grey', David Almond and 'The Accident Season', Moira Fowley-Doyle amongst others.Read More
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Expat Poetry |Ebbing

Expat Poetry
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Ebbing

by Dave Thomas.Read More
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Amsterdam International Community School
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Amsterdam International Community School (AICS)

The Amsterdam International Community School is a Dutch International Primary and Secondary School offering international education in English. Read More
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Texel Island Discs

July/Aug 2015
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Marooned for eternity on Texel Island in the north of Amsterdam, John Richardson chooses his favourite 12 discs to take with him. Learn More
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Cooking Coach

Strawberry Tart with Frangipane Filling
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Cooking Coach Karen Vivers gets our summer juices flowing with this recipe for Strawberry Tart with Frangipane Filling. Learn More
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British Language Training Centre
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Welcome to the British Language Training Centre located in the heart of Amsterdam

Your centre of choice for English and Dutch courses as well as Cambridge Examinations, Business English, International Legal English, International Financial English and Teaching English (TEFL) qualification courses

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Shakespeare Karaoke (As You Like It)

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Shakespeare Karaoke (As You Like It)

20 AUG 20:15: Mikes BADHUIS Theatre, Amsterdam

Lots of hilarity. Great night out. Something for everyone. Male and female parts! Experience the magic
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Cafe Scrapyard

Food and drink
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Scrapyard

By Carol MooreWhat a gem of a cocktail bar to find in a residential area of Amsterdam!Learn More
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The British School of Amsterdam
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Small classes and personal attention.

We provide an all-round education that develops the whole person and delivers academic success. Read More
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England, my England

Art and Culture
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England, my England

28 August to 6 Sept. Utrecht Early Music Festival presents glorious music from court, cathedral and tavern with England, my England as Festival theme.

REDUCTION FOR BRITSOC MEMBERS AND MAGAZINE READERS. € 29,50 instead of € 36Read More
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Nick's Nosh

July/Aug 2015
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This month our Nick reviews Het Hoodfgerecht and Ellis Gourmet Burger Feed Me
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The British School in The Netherlands
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Internationally Curious

Nurturing every child’s natural desire to investigate, question and inquire - developing it into a skill that  will help them thrive anywhere in the world. Read More
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A Day at the Park (part two)

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Our Alison takes an another early morning stroll through the Vondelpark, Amsterdam. Experience the magic
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Naked in the bath

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Naked in the bath

At least I might have been a few decades back when this round little building was the local bathhouse before it became a thriving independent theatre.By Dave ThomasExperience the magic
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Rent A Boat Amsterdam
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If you are a Britsoc member or subscriber, find out how to get your 20% discount.

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