In and around the Netherlands Archive

But! We Have Rainbows

Screw warm, always sunny days. We are in the Netherlands! The weather always makes for a good conversation. While we did have some good weather since spring, summer here has been not at all warm, sunshine and

Lak Door Tijn

This came in the mail a couple of days ago and only today had I open the little package, coming face-to-face with this: My Red Nail Polish We bought it about a month ago for €10. It’s

Out Here, It’s Still Spring.

A few more weeks days and summer will officially make it’s round to this part of the world. That means hotter days and longer daylight hours. How much longer daylight hours I wouldn’t have a clue because if

When Monkeys Talk

Kids are sponges, they say. They adapt easily, they say.  Can be very resilient, they say. No inhibitions, they say. All true. They are bloody monkeys too, I say. I know so. I know 2 of them.

Whit Monday

Today marks the second day of Pentacost (Pinksteren), otherwise known as tweede pinksterdag (second pinksterdag) in the Netherlands or also commonly known as Whit Monday in a typical English expression. The whit there is not a typo; it’s