#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…

#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…

#2439 – Winter Lockdown Diary

ENGLISH It is now week four of the hard lockdown here in the Netherlands, and I can tell you that it has been … tough! Yep, much tougher than the intelligent lockdown in the spring earlier in the pandemic, haha. The biggest factor to this, to me, is definitely the climate and weather. The days…

#2393 – Tennis is Back!

ENGLISH Finally some great news! Due to the promising trend on the numbers revolving the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands, as of this week some limited relaxations on the restrictions have been put in place! For once, we are now allowed to play tennis again! Yeay! ๐Ÿ˜€ I am really, really happy about this! As…

#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…

#2383 – WFH Stories

ENGLISH Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this week is my fourth consecutive week of working from home. Last week the Dutch government extended the restriction period, which originally was placed until yesterday, by another three weeks. So this means that, at the very least, I will have to work from home for another three…

#1936 – Some Random Stories

ENGLISH Struck By A Crow The other day I was doing an evening jog for my cardio day in a park nearby my apartment when, all of a sudden, something struck the back ofย my head. And it was quite hard. Naturally, I screamed and tried to get rid of whatever that was (haha ๐Ÿ˜† );…

#1784 – A “Marathon” Weekend Story

ENGLISH I think the word “marathon” best-described this weekend of mine. Here is the recorded walking + running distance in my phone’s Health app: Yes. My phone recorded an activity of 15.61 + 10.80 = 26.41 km of walking or running activity across Saturday and Sunday. And here, I must highlight the word “recorded” because…