Tag Archives: Polder

To polder, or not to polder, dike is the question

By way of introduction, a polder is Dutch for land that has been reclaimed from the sea. As the saying goes, God created the world, but the Dutch created the Netherlands. So what do polders have to do with this blog? Post Second World War Dutch society was characterised by, what the British press derisively…

5 Comments Continue Reading →