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thank you, inadequacy

Like a lot of people, I get to feel inadequate several times a week.  A sense of not quite being up to par.  Disappointing, even.  You hear about people who have performed better, earned more, got more friends, seen more of the world, slept better, argued less, looked more appealing…and the list goes on.  542 more words

Practical Stuff

I have a home, but no fixed address – what am I?

Our long term liveaboard plans are to go cruising, firstly around our own coastal waters and then further afield to the Mediterranean and we therefore never considered a residential mooring. 477 more words


Are drinking dreams a bad sign?

You can join all the swan discussions by friend requesting Binki Laidler on Facebook and she will add you to the secret group (no one can see it). 731 more words


Plastic-free Leiden

All over Europe we can currently detect an undeniable trend of promoting less-waste and less-plastic styles of life. Plastic free supermarkets such as this one… 811 more words

Living In Holland

Saving money when moving to Leiden (or living in Leiden) – part 3: housing grants

Here it is: part 3 of my series on how to save money when moving to Leiden. In case you missed the first two installments of this series, click… 908 more words

Living In Holland

4 Reasons to Love Leiden

By way of introduction as yet another new blogger for the Leidener, I thought I’d tell you about some of the things I’ve loved about living in Leiden over the past 6 months. 472 more words

Living In Holland

10 Simple Ways to Deal with Alcohol Cravings

For many of us struggling with alcohol dependency, quitting drinking is not as easy as just putting down the drink. During the first days, weeks and often months of sobriety, the alcohol cravings may be truly predominant and often very difficult to deal with. 610 more words


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