#2454 – Recent Life Under Stepwise Lockdown Relaxation

This weekend was a long weekend-ish here in the Netherlands as Thursday was the Ascension Day. And guess what, I did not realize that it was a public holiday literally until the Wednesday before! Lol. Yeah, not realizing (the rare) public holidays is truly a COVID era thing for me (I already noticed this last…

#2453 – April Stories

Just like in March, my blogging motivation has still been at its lowest point in almost, like, ever; which is kind of a shame because there were actually quite some stories this month to tell. But oh well … . So let’s see how April has been this year … Spring appeared to be in…

#2449 – Hard Lockdown and A Haircut

ENGLISH I am going to sound like a broken record here but … the hard lockdown in the Netherlands has been … extended again until, at least, mid-March. Even though this time around there are a few relaxations that have been put in place since mid-this-week. One of the relaxations is something which I have…

#2446 – A Freezing Week Story

ENGLISH So it was excitingly snowing last weekend in Amsterdam, which was beautiful and a small, nice change of “scenery” in the current hard lockdown environment here. But as it turned out, uncharacteristically the cold lingered around for the entire week following that (Thus, preserving the snow on the ground). And guess what? Because of…

#2445 – Lockdown Extension and A Snowy Weekend

ENGLISH Three weeks ago I shared about the extension of the hard lockdown in the Netherlands that has since then been coupled with extra restrictions such as the night curfew. Well now, three weeks later, all of these have been, unsurprisingly, … extended for at least another three weeks! Well, at this point I have…

#2443 – Even More Restrictions

ENGLISH Last week I shared that the hard lockdown in the Netherlands had been extended for, at least, another three weeks. Later during the week, though, it was announced that the hard lockdown would be made … even harder! The government decided that several new measures would be put in place, one of which was…

#2442 – Hard Lockdown Lyfe

ENGLISH Earlier this week I mentioned that the hard lockdown has been extended for, at least, another three weeks in the Netherlands. And here are some current daily life situations here under this lockdown. Delivery Service Thus far, I feel like the delivery/courier service here has been quite overwhelmed during the lockdown. I actually already…

#2441 – Hard Lockdown Extension

ENGLISH When it was introduced, the current hard lockdown was announced to last for, at least, five weeks. Well, the five weeks mark will come this Tuesday but unfortunately last week the Dutch government had announced the decision to extend it by, at least, three more weeks! This decision is understandable, given the still relatively…