Tag Archives: Netherlands

Fighting Fatty in a field (Rousse)

One minute I was sleeping on a bean bag in a departure lounge of Schiphol aiport next to LE and GE. It was so comfortable, but how had we managed to make travel arrangements that required an overnight stay in … Continue reading

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A new recruit to the House of Orange-Nassau

All plans for the Easter vacation were switched when first year undergraduate A announced that she had accepted a marriage proposal from the King of the Netherlands. The wedding was scheduled for the following week. ‘Goodness’ I mentioned to A’s … Continue reading

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Tall men and a surprise trip to Paris (Rousse)

I could sense that the person approaching me from behind was tall. Indeed, at almost 7 foot in stature, he was very tall. We struck up a conversation and the man told me that he was Dutch. Just as I … Continue reading

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Rousse goes roller blading in the snow

I was delighted to be appointed to the job in Amsterdam, and soon fell in love with my new colleagues – especially the small man. However, before anything else I had to decide which desk to take. I chose the … Continue reading

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