Monthly Archives: January 2013


NS is the public transport here in the Netherlands for those of you outside Holland or unaware of it. And for me it stands for the: Nightmare of Sabrina. I think and I am not kidding when I say that, the very first complicated words in Dutch that I have learned were "rijdt niet", "onze excuses", "machinist", "Storings" ...whenever I hear these

The Dutch, The Weather, The Cows…

Oh! the Dutch and the weather, this constant subject that pops up in parties, in weddings, in gatherings, in dinners, in the Gemeente (city hall)…etc once you LIVE in Holland. At the very beginning when I used to come for visits to the Netherlands I used to think, “Poooff I must be a very boring person as they are always avoiding to have a real