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Trappists: beer & Mac

My father was a big fan of the Koningshoeven abbey and the Trappist congregation: the ones that brew the fine La Trappe beer. I think of him every time I pass the abbey on my runs. If only he'd have known that his sons works on a tool, inspired by a Trappist:

Thanks for pointing this out. And I did not know there are still Catholics in Netherlands (that have not been crucified by Calvinists). Learning something every day... 

The Spanish suppressors could maintain their positions below the Maas river. Den Bosch was catholic. They stole many great paintings like this one:

Garden of Delights

It's now in the Prado and there was a big quarrel about it recently.


This is a nice story about how the Dutch outsmarted the Spanish in Breda.

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