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9 uur, we zijn alledrie wakker op onze eerste vakantiedag samen. Het weer is goed. De koffie ruikt weer heerlijk. Mijn dochter kijkt een filmpje op de bank… slaprig onder een dekentje met een broodje. 357 more words


Schiphol 10 uur ‘s ochtends, mn moeder al lichtelijk gestresst. Het was zo ver we gingen ein-de-lijk op vakantie! Vertraging, ja dat hadden wij natuurlijk weer. 275 more words

Birthdays in Amsterdam

This is a bit of an ‘unrelated to Health and Fitness’ post and more of a self indulgent ‘look at my holiday photos!’ post but I’ll try not to bore you too much! 1,275 more words

Life And Me

Flags at half mast

Today is a national day of mourning in the Netherlands, in respect of the 298 victims, 193 Dutch, of flight MH17. At 16.00 we observed a minute silence to reflect on the country’s loss; and it did make me think. 281 more words


East to West: A Shock To The System

Having lived in Saigon for eight months and having become accustomed to all things Asian, it was with more than a little curiosity that I packed my bags and made ready for a family holiday in Alvor, Portugal. 953 more words


No. 1 Dreams Come True

Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.  – John Updike

July 15, 2013

I am on a plane, and when I land I will be in Africa. 546 more words