Family Relationships from a Distance

“I don’t know how to do this,” I finally admitted to myself. I was trying to remove small bits of rusted metal from the brick facade of my house. A previous owner had installed some type of net which involved 28 small hooks (I counted). Those hooks had now rusted and were damaging the brick … [Read more…]

12 Dutch ads that have become cultural touchstones

Keep Calm and Carry On? Lovely Day for a Guinness? Just do it? Good advertising can do more than sell shoes and beer, they can become cultural touchstones, referenced over and over again, years after they first appeared. So, if a colleague shouts ‘Heyyyy biertje…’ during a borrel and everyone else laughs but you’re left … [Read more…]

Women Supporting Women

The Hague is rich in organisations that focus on the needs and interests of women. Molly Quell gives an overview of the support available to those who are looking for a like-minded community. Read the article in Feel At Home in The Hague. 

Enjoy suikerbrood and sailing in Sneek

Most famous for its Sneek Week, a week long sailing competition and festival, the Frisian city of Sneek (Snits in West Frisian) has plenty to offer during the other 51 weeks of the year. Molly Quell goes north (again) to check out to eat more suikerbrood and see what the city has to offer. Read … [Read more…]