#2303 – Summer Has Struck

ENGLISH Summer has struck the Netherlands. The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, was just about ten days ago, which means we have now entered my less favorite half of the year now, daylight-wise, haha. But more factually, earlier last week and this weekend, the Netherlands was struck with a heatwave. The heatwave…

#2127 – This Year’s Summer Solstice

ENGLISH This year’s summer solstice took place this Thursday, which means today is day two of my less favorite half of a year, where the day is getting shorter and shorter as days go by until we reach the winter solstice this December, haha 😆 . Being a Thursday, obviously I worked during the solstice….

#1941 – Summer Solstice 2017

ENGLISH This Wednesday was the summer solstice this year, i.e. the longest day of the year. You see, one feature of summer that I really like is the longer days. And this Wednesday was the peak for that, when it looked like this at 10:30 PM: Since then, the days are getting shorter and shorter…

#1761 – Some Stories from This Week

ENGLISH Summer Solstice This Tuesday was the summer solstice in the Netherlands, which means it was the longest day this year in term of the sunlight. One thing I love about summer in a four-seasons country is the longer days. The sun rises early and, more importantly, sets very late. For instance, here is how…

#1586 – Photo Tales (21)

ENGLISH Photo #41 Two weekends ago my friend and I decided to go out and have dinner together in Rotterdam. We agreed to try an African restaurant and so I was excited about it because it would be my first time having an African dish! Haha 😆 After looking at the menu, I decided to go with…

#1405 – Summer Solstice

ENGLISH We all know that in the Northern hemisphere, the day is longer in the summer than in winter. And the longest day of the year, or the summer solstice, this year was yesterday, June 21st. Obviously since this blog is about my life, I won’t write anything serious let alone scientific about the summer solstice. There…