#2447 – A Warm Weekend Story

ENGLISH So just last week I shared how it had been freezing in the Netherlands that a lot of bodies of water froze where many people went skating on them. And now, just literally one week after that, the weather has turned around completely where it has been sunny and warm with temperature in the…

#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…

#2444 – Hello, February

ENGLISH Wow, it is February which means that we are one month into 2021 already! The year has, thus far, been … well, kind of a mixed bag actually, haha. On the one hand it is nice to see progress on our fight against the pandemic, especially with the vaccine roll-out; but on the other…

#2432 – Recent Tennis Stories

ENGLISH So what’s new? Well, nothing really, haha, as with all the COVID-19 restrictions my life has pretty much been in quarantine. So there is less variety and, hence, less interesting thing to write down here. Anyway, last week the extra restrictions which had been enacted since the beginning of the month were lifted. But…

#2312 – Fandom in Sport

ENGLISH Do you have a favorite sporting figure? Be it an athlete or a team? As for me, I have not made it a secret that I am a tennis fans. And, moreover, I am a huge fans of both Venus and Serena Williams, two icons in the professional tennis world. As a fans, obviously…

#2232 – Sir Andy Murray

ENGLISH Last week during a pre-tournament conference of the 2019 Australian Open, Andy Murray announced that this tournament would possibly his last ever; or even if it wouldn’t be, he wouldn’t play beyond Wimbledon this year. And as you know, Andy Murray is my favorite tennis player in the ATP. So understandably this announcement made…

#2231 – Yeay, A Weekend!

ENGLISH Mid this week, I was back from my 2018 year end trip to the United States. So obviously I am glad that just not long after that, we are now in a weekend! Haha 😆 . Obviously I am (still) jetlagged from this trip, due to the six hours difference between Miami/New York and Amsterdam…

#1869 – The Williamses at the Australian Open 2017

ENGLISH It is not a secret that my two most favorite female tennis players, ever, are Venus Williams and Serena Williams. Currently, they are in their mid-30s and still play great tennis; especially Serena who is considered to be the greatest female tennis player of all time. This January, the first grandslam tournament of the…