#2334 – The Worst Side of Fall

ENGLISH Be careful what you wish for… About a month ago I mentioned that, somehow, I couldn’t wait for Fall already because of the untypical hot summer in Europe this year. Oh well, the above saying then becomes super relevant because indeed Fall has come in the Netherlands. And it is not (yet) its more…

#2325 – On Tennis

ENGLISH September means that … finally a new round of my regular tennis lesson has started again after a short break this Summer. This is exciting to me for the obvious reason; as to be honest sometimes I feel bored of only hitting the gym as part of my (very) regular exercising regime in a…

#2254 – More February Stories

ENGLISH So here are some more recent stories which I hadn’t yet shared in the previous post, haha. Earlier this week, my salary was paid. But for whatever reason, somehow I felt like it was another long period between salaries this month, just like the month before, haha. Though it was kind of weird because…

#2245 – Tennis Lesson, Snow, and Mark Rutte

ENGLISH This week, finally I had my tennis lesson! Haha ๐Ÿ˜› . You know, it was supposed to start two weeks ago but as I shared, it had to be cancelled back then because it was snowing here in Amsterdam so the (outdoor) court was in no shape to be used. But then, last week…

#2238 – Some Stories This Week

ENGLISH This week, this happened in the Netherlands: Yeay, it was snowing again this winterโ„๏ธ!!ย As I mentioned back then, this was far from my first experience ever with snow, but somehow snow still excites me!!ย ๐Ÿ˜ Speaking of this week, my tennis lesson for the first half of this year was also supposed to start. I…

#2199 – A Couple of Recent Stories

ENGLISH Rain and Tennis In general I consider myself being quite lucky weather-wise in relation to my weekly tennis lesson. Quite often the weather sucks during the day (typical Fall) but turns alright (as in not raining at the very least (yeah I have such a low threshold for the Dutch Fall weather ๐Ÿ˜› ))…

#2175 – A Gym, Tennis, and Bike Story

ENGLISH Returning from my Big Three Oh Trip to New York and Washington D.C. last week, I decided to take my time in getting my regular exercising routine back to normal because of the jetlag and, mainly, the flu. This time, though, I did not have that much of “guilt fuel” which, I think, was…

#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 ๐Ÿ˜† . Being a Thursday, obviously I worked during the solstice….