Stories and Anecdotes Archive

Prediction: Six Weeks of Chaos!

The start of a very long summer vacation has begun. It started before mid-day last Friday and the kids are over the moon because school is now officially out. © This means that the kids have absolutely nothing

Days Like This

There have been days when I wonder and question my sanity with: || How did I ever end up living here in the Netherlands?|| HOW?! I mean, of course I know how I ended up here! It’s

48 hours of EVERYTHING English!

Last week had been refreshing. It was impromptu, sudden and perhaps almost tipping to being unnecessary – though in a way, I’m glad that the last minute work trip to London last Thursday happened. How last minute was

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

Sometime this time last year…

It occurred to me that sometime this time last year, we got busy. Seriously busy as we began counting down the days before our big move from Bangkok to the Netherlands.  Sometime this time last year, we