Netherlands and more

Blog about life in Holland
(and a lot of other stuff)

So long twenty-twenty-two

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A while ago I was happy 2020 came to an end. Two years on, in the hindsight I must admit I shouldn’t have been complaining at all.

That said, all things eventually come to an end, even those appearing eternal. So it’s time for a traditional upshot post.

There are quite a few pictures under the cut, as a compensation for my lack of activity in this blog throughout the past year.

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At sunset

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Photographed during our evening inline-skating session from the Schoneveldsepad bike bridge over the Rondweg.

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How to benefit from podcasts: Denver DAB-18 digital radio review

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For the first time in my life I won a prize: a digital radio receiver Denver DAB-18.

That happened thanks to the Met het oog op morgen (which roughly translates as “With a view to tomorrow”) podcast, which I’ve been listening to for about a decade now. It’s double useful because you learn the news and improve your Dutch at the same time.

This nightly podcast is being made by the NPO and published around midnight, so I’d usually listen to it the next day.

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Meet Cheetah 🐈

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We have a new family member. Meet our Bengal Cheetah.

We didn’t give her the name. I reckon, the previous owner noted the resemblance to one.

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