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Tilburg Trappers Game

Trappers making a good play!

Trappers making a good play!

25 January 2013

by Yolonda van Riel

A cold and icy evening set the perfect backdrop for a night of ice hockey! After finally finding a good spot to watch the game, we settled in to cheer the Tilburg Trappers on to (more…)

Book Discussion of “Weight of Water”

Weight of Water23 January 2013

by Anne van Oorschot

We were happy to welcome 2 new members to our book discussion evening  on January 23 and we had a cozy evening gathered around the fireplace in the library of the Harmonie. We were discussing The Weight of Water, by Anita Shreve, a book which told the story of (more…)

TIC Annual Holiday Dinner

A toast to a great new TIC year!

A toast to a great new TIC year!

January 19, 2013

by Yolonda van Riel pictures courtesy of Patricia Gonzalez and Michael Dizon

On a cold, snowy Saturday in January, TIC members ventured out for the Annual Holiday Dinner. This year, the dinner was held at Sjieque, a relatively new restaurant in the center of Tilburg. As we made our way upstairs (more…)

SIG Movie: Flight

Movie "Flight"8 January 2013

by Mala Raman

On a cold night that coincided with the first night of Carnaval celebrations, we had a small but enthusiastic crew meet up to watch the new movie “Flight” starring Denzel Washington.  Armed with popcorn and our beers, we took our seats and hung on by our fingernails for the first 20 minutes that proved to be a real rollercoaster ride. The story went through the simulated events that resulted in a crash that could have killed all of the passengers onboard but ended up taking only 5 lives.  The rest of the movie traced the path of the pilot, who was heralded as a hero, until the investigation started turning up disquieting and disturbing facts that suggested that he was no savior.  Beyond the action/adventure aspect of the movie, it was a real eye-opener to the inner workings of a pilots life, their transient existence and the temptations that can lean them astray.

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