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Day-trip: Bourtange

When my parents went to Rügen for a week, and I had the car just for myself, I decided it was time for a short roadtrip. 154 more words


The other "capital" - The Hague

Thinking about the Netherlands, plenty people only think of its capital Amsterdam. Don’t get me wrong. Amsterdam is such a cool city, but Holland has more to offer than just their capital! 546 more words


Groningen Round-up

It’s been a while, and Meatball is dissapointed in us for not updating the blog lately.

I mean look at her. Judging us. Not cool cat. 485 more words

Life In Groningen

Ukrainians trying (again) to argue against the Dutch ‘No’ while ratification remains uncertain

A guest post by Elitsa Kortenska:

Since 6 April 2016 when a consultative referendum in the Netherlands on the EU’s Association Agreement  with Ukraine resulted in 61 percent votes against it and 38 percent in favour, ratification is on hold. 731 more words

The Netherlands

Europe Says China Still "Dumping" Steel -- Oversupply has driven more expensive firms into trouble


© AFP/File | China is Europe’s second-largest trading partner and makes more than half the world’s steel

BRUSSELS (AFP) – European Union trade ministers said Friday they must not be “naive” in the face of alleged China price dumping, as they try to agree tougher measures to fight unfairly low prices.”Europe cannot be naive and must protect its interests especially when it comes to dumping,” said Peter Ziga, the trade minister from Slovakia, which holds the EU’s six-month rotating presidency. 317 more words


Open your heart’s window
see on the horizon
my deep affection
floating before the sun
covering its face
to protect you from harm
it can be bruised and burned… 43 more words



It’s funny
how you slip in
along the side lines
on days that don’t deliver
that don’t distract.

It’s strange
how you pull me
from the pit falls… 87 more words