Dutch Life Archive

The Lonely Snowman

  The Painting from Squirt: “A lonely snowman. He cannot find anybody to play with” Squirt’s Painting Or as it is stated in Dutch there: Het schilderij van (Squirt). Er staat een enzame sneeuwpop. Hij kan nieman vinden om

Shoes Off, Please.

If you are Asian or once-an-expat originating mainly from non-Asian countries who has lived part of your life in Asia before, you’d be very familiar with the cardinal rule of NO shoes allowed IN the house. That

Feeling Moonstruck

My mood has been absolutely rubbish this week. Just in the trash bin rubbish. I’m blaming it on the full moon. After all, didn’t they say that full moon tends to mess with you? Whoever they is,

Life in Spring: From the Backyard

We only went out for groceries last weekend, and instead what we came to as we drove to and from our destination was this: It’s that time of the year in the Netherlands. Lots of tulips fields

Road Trip Day 3: BS in Antwerpen

From spending the day in Antwerp’s Zoo and then the day after playing tourist in another city of Belgium in Brugge, we decided to take things easy before we start driving back home in the late afternoon.