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Photography: Kirchberg under transformation

Old meets new and farmland meets steel and glass when photographer Anje Kirsch invites you to her Kirchberg exhibition opening at Cercle Munster tomorrow. Anje Kirsch has been documenting this blend of nature and architecture and of tradition and modern in the transforming Kirchberg area sine 2010. “I try to show the combination of the old Kirchberg […]


Post-holiday blues? There’s no better cure than more travel, and if you’re in Luxembourg, there are so many great weekend destinations. Amsterdam is definitely one of them, and during the second half of September, Unseen is one good reason to go there, especially if you – like Clew – enjoy the many faces of photography. […]

diariesof: Argentina

Did you discover the new travel magazine diariesof yet? If not, there’s a new issue out, on Argentina – in time to get inspiration for this or the next holiday. diariesof’s first issue was funded through crowdfunding and each issue focuses on a selected country. This  new issue on Argentina includes a special chapter on […]

Gazes from the Dark

The photography exhibition “Miradas desde lo oculto” – Gazes from the dark – is special, not only because of the stories the pictures tell, but because these are also the stories of the photographers, and they are important stories. Gazes from the Dark invites you into the lives of children and teenagers growing up in […]

A book a month

It’s World Book Night, and that is about “giving books and encouraging those who have lost the love of reading – or are yet to gain it – to pick up a book and read.” CLEW picks a monthly treat for you among the many anticipated books of 2014. The April treat (OK, we’ll throw in one […]

World Book Day

It’s World Book Day on Thursday 6th March, a celebration of authors, illustrators, books, and most importantly of reading. Designated by UNESCO, the World Book Day is a worldwide celebration, marked in over 100 countries all over the world.

All I want for Christmas is a book or two

Books are easy to put on the wish list, easy to buy and usually welcome. There’s a bookworm or two among the CLEW contributors as well, and this is what they suggest Santa brings for Christmas.

Lou. In memoriam.

Rock legend Lou Reed died from liver disease Sunday in New York at the age of 71. Lead singer for the Velvet Underground in the 60s and solo artist since, Lou’s songs highlighted the language and lives of city folk who huddled on the margins of society. In that way, Lou Reed reshaped the musical landscape. […]

Favourite or outsider?

And the answer was none of the below. The Nobel Literature Prize 2013 went to the much beloved Canadian writer Alice Munro. A victory also for the short story as a genre. Munro writes about ordinary people in a deeply human and touching way, If you haven’t read Munro short stories before, there’s no reason […]

Les brocanteurs – it’s in the blood

Brocanteur /bʁɔ.kɑ̃.tœʁ/: A person buying and selling antiques and gewgaws, history and nostalgia. A travelling brocanteur sells his or her stuff at local outdoor markets called brocantes. Very popular in France. Villefranche-sur-Mer, the French Riviera, a Sunday morning: Jacqueline Morbelli has finished unloading her car next to her regular three square metres at the brocante […]