Voting in The Netherlands

Voting in The Netherlands

Earlier this week were the elections for local Councils here in The Netherlands. A few weeks before the day we get a long list of all the candidates. These are split by party, and ordered by each party. So we had a list of 210 candidates across 10 parties for 31...
Carless

Carless

When we first planned to move here we assumed that we would swap our British car for a Dutch one. But within the first few months we realised that we didn’t actually need it. My husband commutes to work by train (or bike) and pretty much everywhere that I went...
Finding balance

Finding balance

In January starry girl will turn four, and start school. This will be a big change for all of us, and I can’t quite believe that it’s got here so fast. These last few months with her at home for most of the time are, I’m sure, going to go by so fast....

Where is home?

We’ve now been in the Netherlands for over three years. The anniversary passed while we were on holiday in the UK in fact. Which made me think about how soon you lose the ties to places you used to live in. And how quickly you are bound to a new place. Walking...

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