#2325 – On Tennis

ENGLISH September means that … finally a new round of my regular tennis lesson has started again after a short break this Summer. This is exciting to me for the obvious reason; as to be honest sometimes I feel bored of only hitting the gym as part of my (very) regular exercising regime in a…

#2323 – A Warm Summer

ENGLISH Now that we are approaching the end of August, well, this summer has overall been the warmest summer in the Netherlands since I moved to this country nine years ago! Heck even at one point this year, the temperature reached 40°C in the Netherlands, which was unheard of! Fortunately I got to miss experiencing…

#2322 – Recent Stories

ENGLISH So I went on a weekend trip to Vienna about two weeks ago, less than a week after arriving back from my short summer trip to Indonesia. I was feeling fine at the time but apparently my body was feeling quite stretched because of this kind of planning, haha. The weekend after, I wasn’t…

#2317 – This Week Stories

ENGLISH So I have been back in Europe since about a week ago from my short summer trip to Indonesia. Back then I wasn’t sure how bad the jetlag was; and as it turned out, it wasn’t bad at all. In fact, I didn’t feel like I had jetlag at all! :O Haha, this is…

#2315 – Back in Europe

ENGLISH So … I am back in Europe now after my short summer trip to Indonesia! Yesterday afternoon, my KLM flight KL896 from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport marking the end of the trip. Yep, Shanghai, as in I took quite some detour to get to/back from Indonesia on this trip. In fact, here is…

#2307 – Two Random Recent Stories

ENGLISH The Big Bang Theory When I subscribed to Netflix about two years ago, I mentioned my disappointment not to have Friends and The Big Bang Theory in its library at the time. But since earlier last year, Netflix has added Friends into the library, which I have been happy about. And I just learned…

#2303 – Summer Has Struck

ENGLISH Summer has struck the Netherlands. The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, was just about ten days ago, which means we have now entered my less favorite half of the year now, daylight-wise, haha. But more factually, earlier last week and this weekend, the Netherlands was struck with a heatwave. The heatwave…

#2296 – A Long Weekend

ENGLISH Today is the Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, meaning this weekend is a long weekend! Unlike the previous weekend, this long weekend is a “real” one as there is no bridging day in between, haha. Anyway as my Instagram (@azilko) followers have known, I made use of this long weekend for a weekend trip….