#2451 – Hello Spring

ENGLISH Hi everyone, so it has been a while since my last post here. Yeah, recently I haven’t really had the motivation to write something here. It is kind of crazy to see that I only wrote two posts in the whole month of March, which is a record low for me! Haha. Such a…

#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…

#2282 – A Fine Day at Keukenhof

ENGLISH One of the many reasons behind my mom and aunt’s trip to Europe is … the Spring! And in particular, the famous Keukenhof Garden in the Netherlands, haha 😛 . So on Easter Monday, we decided to visit the garden, as the weather forecast was perfect! We were really lucky. It also happened that…

#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…

#2268 – A Spring DST Weekend

ENGLISH Yesterday was DST in Europe, where the time moved one hour forward from 2 AM to 3 AM, making Sunday only 23 hours in length. As such, this so-called Spring DST has always been my less favorite one, haha. But this year, to be honest I don’t really care because … I am in…

#2119 – Where Was My Spring?

ENGLISH Now that it is June already, this means that we in the Netherlands have pretty much entered Summer this year. This would imply that we have just passed Spring, my favorite season of the four. However to be honest, this year has been quite unusual because … it feels like Spring did not happen…