Discover Eindhoven, The Netherlands in this catalogue of creative happenings

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June 3rd, 2011

Ah! A new file type for The Dossier. This time, with guest blogger Christopher Rawlins, we hit the streets of Eindhoven using his tried and tested – yet experimental for me! – technique of talking to complete strangers. My extra challenge? The interviews were to be conducted in Dutch. So, armed with mildly topical questions, we nabbed unsuspecting interviewees and chatted to Martijn, Levi, Nicole and Jenny, four 20-somethings from Eindhoven and beyoooooond!

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November 23rd, 2010

Yep, and that spot is Eindhoven. It deserves a prominent place on the Netherlands’ map, and today I’ll review 10 publications and sites that prove it. None of the English language ones were around when I moved here. Such a void can make one feel like one is about to go and live in a backwater … The only resources I had to hand four years ago were dry, blue, uptight corporate sites mainly supplied by the local council, tourism board or Brainport. It’s good to see Eindhoven turning a corner and recognising its international-ness by supplying accessible resources. Tell me what I’ve missed, or which of these are you favourite references.

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November 11th, 2010

There’s a bevy of things to do in town this weekend and for some odd reason, the council has allowed at least four really fun things to clash. But don’t worry, with a bit of careful planning maybe you can do them all …