Old Amsterdam – Café Scheltema

The way things used to be?

Talking heritage with Rob van der Laase [Link] – the way the past is cleaned up, filtered, extraneous matter removed – that we might more appreciate a clear narrative – that this did indeed happen here.

Here – a remarkable untouched remnant of a meeting place, famously associated with Dutch journalists. And far removed from the picturesque old houses by the canals.