Every blogger or writer goes through a writers block fase until something happens that instantly gives you all the writing energy back. That’s what happened to me this past Saturday when I unexpectedly ended up in a room with twenty people and witnesed a soul striking performance of the young singer-songwriter Jeangu Macrooy.
In the upper west side of our city we have the beautiful industrial area called Westerpark, better known as Westergasfabriek. In English that would be “Western Gas Factory”. In early 1900 it was Amsterdam’s supplier of gas mostly used for street lighting. When the factory closed, a few buildings were destroyed and other remained for storage. In 1989 the remaining buildings were recognized as monuments. Nowadays it has become a great cultural park that has a lot to offer from relaxing in the grass to partying until the late wee hours. Continue reading “I Heart Westerpark”→