It was only a year ago, but it already feels like an entirely different era.

It was April 19, 2019. Sunset in Amsterdam was already 8:45pm and getting 15 minutes later each progressive week. The trees had come alive with the first buds of green leaves. Blooms blossomed galore. …


American Football: Run by socialists. Adored by conservatives.

European Football: Run by capitalists. Revered by liberals.

Football can tell you a lot about a society.

If you’ve ever seen Aussie Rules Football, a game loosely derived from an early version of rugby, you have instant insight into the independent…

Brad Porteus

American in Amsterdam.

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