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Death by Pillow

Very, VERY occasionally chronic problems are mitigated by ridiculously simple solutions.  For years now I have been plagued by sinus congestion at night.  Lately it seems to have gotten worse.  383 more words


G-Adventures ‘India on a Shoestring’ Review


G-Adventures offers tours for young travelers all over the world including several tours through India. The ‘India on a Shoestring’ tour is 20 days traveling around Rajasthan or the ‘golden triangle’ and takes in many of the most famous sites of the area starting and ending in Delhi. 670 more words


Spring Time – Tulip Time- Visitor Time

Yes, spring is officially here and with it come “The Visitors”. If you don’t know what to do with your visiting friends-parents-grandparents-aunts or cousins, here are my favorite spots in Leiden and around to take visitors to: 371 more words


Mammae x JBC

JBC et Mammae se sont associées pour créer une collection dédiée aux jeunes mamans qui allaitent leur enfant.

J’ai pu tester un soutien-gorge Mammae et une robe de cette très chouette collection ! 536 more words


Technical Diversification vs Focus

I believe that there has to be a delicate balance between diversifying in the types of technologies one is familiar with and the types that one really goes deep into (the so-called T-shaped career). 323 more words

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Thoughts on biking – The “Dutchest” way of transport

Four (random) things you need to know about biking in The Hague – for all newcomers to biking…

1) You cannot park your bike wherever you want, even if it seems like it… 400 more words

The Internship

I was sat today by the window, looking through some photos from the first months I moved to Leiden back in 2014. As I was appreciating the beautiful sunshine, comforted by the immediate proximity of my radiator, I started thinking of my early days in the Netherlands. 431 more words

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