#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….

#2293 – A Strike and A Public Holiday

ENGLISH This week has been an interesting one here in the Netherlands. On Tuesday, there was a major 24-hour nationwide strike by most public transport staffs in the country. In short, there was basically no public transport operating on that day. This had been known way in advance and so that I decided I would…

#2290 – Finally, A Weekend!

ENGLISH The title says it all. I am glad that it is the weekend, finally! Haha 😛 . Indeed the past two weeks have somehow been quite eventful for me. My mom and aunt went back to Indonesia two weekends ago, after spending about three weeks here, where we also went on a trip around…

#2286 – Recent Life Update

ENGLISH This weekend, my mom and aunt went back to Indonesia after spending about three weeks with me in Europe. We went around a little bit too in the past three weeks, not just in the Netherlands (where we visited Keukenhof) but also around Central Europe. And so it has been quite a unique three weeks…

#2278 – A Long Weekend!

ENGLISH We are currently in the middle of a long weekend here in the Netherlands, as this weekend is the Easter weekend! Yay! 😀 But here in the Netherlands, the public holiday is on Monday, i.e. tomorrow, instead of this Friday. This is also why I use the word “middle” above, haha. So this Monday…

#2276 – Finally, A Weekend!

ENGLISH I was glad that this last weekend was … a weekend! Haha 😛 This Saturday was my first Saturday that I spent in Amsterdam since the last weekend of February. The weekends in between, well, I was away; either flying between Europe and Southeast Asia; or I spent those in Strasbourg, or Indonesia. After…