#2398 – Another Long Weekend

ENGLISH So after a “long-ish” weekend the previous weekend, this weekend was another long weekend here in the Netherlands. A “real” long weekend because yesterday (Monday) was a public holiday here. Yeay! Though, unfortunately this marked the last long weekend we would have this year because the next public holiday in this country will be…

#2394 – Some Relaxations

ENGLISH Earlier this week I mentioned that the Netherlands has implemented some relaxations on the restrictions in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. In that case it was the partial lifting on restrictions on tennis, something which I was super excited about that it became its own post basically, haha ๐Ÿ˜› . But tennis isn’t the…

#2390 – Hello, May 2020

ENGLISH So it is May as of today and here in the Netherlands, we are approaching the end of week seven of the intelligent lockdown. The COVID-19 numbers have shown promising trend here, indicating that all the measures and sacrifices we have been making in the past two months or so are working! Which is…

#2202 – When Flu Strikes

ENGLISH My stomach did not feel too well the morning after my tennis lesson through the rain a couple of weeks ago; as in I felt like I had a “bug” (I wasn’t physically injured, btw, haha ๐Ÿ˜› ). I wasn’t feeling sick per se as I could definitely still do my regular activities that…

#2164 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH Despite the title, no, I did not go on a weekend trip this weekend, haha ๐Ÿ˜† . I was just in Amsterdam, recovering as I was travelling to Berlin the weekend before. I started the weekend by … staying up late for a US Open third round match between my two favorite tennis players,…

#2013 – 11 November, Today and 18 Years Ago

ENGLISH 11 November 2017 So today is 11 November 2017, a Saturday. Today has been a quiet and uneventful day for me. Partly because the Dutch weather has not been very kind today, though it was typical Dutch Fall, haha. But also partly because I have decided to use today as my resting day ๐Ÿ˜€…

#1956 – Some Stories This Week

ENGLISH A Team Outing On Tuesday, my team organized a team outing, which I obviously joined. I was quite excited because I had to miss the previous opportunity due to a power outage which crippled the entire Dutch railway network. Mind that back thenย I was still living in Delftย and obviously the power outage had to…

#1925 – A Saturday Story

ENGLISH Time for a haircut The time has come for me to have another haircut. There was, however, one problem: I have just moved to Amsterdam, meaning that I had to start from scratch in the quest of finding my “perfect” barbershop, hahaha ๐Ÿ˜† . You see, after 6.5 years living in Delft, about three…