#2312 – Fandom in Sport

ENGLISH Do you have a favorite sporting figure? Be it an athlete or a team? As for me, I have not made it a secret that I am a tennis fans. And, moreover, I am a huge fans of both Venus and Serena Williams, two icons in the professional tennis world. As a fans, obviously…

#2232 – Sir Andy Murray

ENGLISH Last week during a pre-tournament conference of the 2019 Australian Open, Andy Murray announced that this tournament would possibly his last ever; or even if it wouldn’t be, he wouldn’t play beyond Wimbledon this year. And as you know, Andy Murray is my favorite tennis player in the ATP. So understandably this announcement made…

#2164 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH Despite the title, no, I did not go on a weekend trip this weekend, haha 😆 . 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,…

#2126 – A Tennis Racket Story

ENGLISH During my tennis lesson last week, this happened: Yep, for the first time ever since I picked up a tennis racket, I had a broke string during play! Haha 😆 . Thankfully it was during a tennis lesson so I could borrow a racket from the coach for the reminder of the session. Even…

#2123 – A Couple of Recent Sporting Stories

ENGLISH French Open Coverage So last week the French Open was concluded. I even went to Paris for the women’s singles final and men’s doubles final last weekend. Anyway related to this tennis tournament, last year I was happy with my tv cable subscription as it also had two (sometimes three) channels covering some of…

#2114 – A Weekend and A Monday

ENGLISH My general theme for this weekend was … definitely some rest! Haha 😆 . Somehow I felt quite tired coming to this weekend, even though I only had a short week at work last week. But actually, the short week had something to do with the tiredness; as the week was “short” because I…

#2093 – One Year in Amsterdam

ENGLISH Having been a home owner for one year also means that I have lived in Amsterdam for (about) a year now!! How time flies! This month last year I was busy (and almost went crazy, lol) with moving from Delft to Amsterdam on top of making my Amsterdam apartment “habitable”, lol 😆 . But it…

#2007 – A DST Weekend

ENGLISH This weekend was the DST weekend in the Netherlands. And it was my favorite one, where this Sunday was 25 hours in length!! 😀 Actually at first I was thinking to go on a weekend trip somewhere this weekend, because the extra hour I would get on Sunday would be very useful to spend…