Walking back along the van Starkenborghkanaal we noticed how everything was more busy than two hours earlier. More people had come out to enjoy the beautiful spring Sunday.
Bert and Ernie are two Muppet characters who are major protagonists on the popular U.S. children’s television show Sesame Street that appear together in numerous skits. Originated by Frank Oz and Jim Henson, the characters are currently performed by Muppeteers Eric Jacobson and Steve Whitmire, with Oz performing Bert occasionally since 2000. Ernie is orange and Bert is yellow.
Squatting continues, the red signs says. What with the coming abdiction of the queen in favor of her son, reminded me of the situation 33 years ago when my generation stormed the barricades on abdication-day, shouting “Geen woning, no kroning”, “No house, no coronation”. Squatting may continue as the sign reads, but society has completed changed since those days.