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Archive for May, 2013

In The ZINE

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SNACKABLE PDFs from this Month’s ZINE

In a hurry? Crave more digestible, snackable articles from the ZINE? Got the attention span of a small carrot? Good news. We taken the Britsoc hammer and broken this month’s ZINE into bite-sized chunks?  Or “Chunking” as we hipsters at the ZINE call it.

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Interview of the month: Amsterdam’s United States Consul John Wilcock

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If you thought only US citizens could work for the US Foreign Service, think again. John Wilcock is is not only Amsterdam’s United States Consul, he is also British. After attending Reading University, where he met his American wife, Karen, he went for the summer to the United States and fell in love with the country, where “Boundless optimism and opportunity, where hard work and ability is valued and rewarded.” 

Read his fascinating interview in this month’s ZINE, the digital expat magazine from the British Society of Amsterdam.

Or download and read the PDF (2.4mb)

Interview with Amsterdam Artist Miles Phillips

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It’s not often words fail him, but in attempting to describe the mystery of Miles’ paintings he arrived in a world Beyond Words. So like any good writer, Dave Thomas got out of the way and let the paintings, and Miles, speak for themselves.

 

Read the full story in the ZINE, the monthly digital expat magazine: 

Or download the full article as a PDF (4.6mb)