Category: Weekly Run Down

WRD: Week 18 – Liberation

Tweet While the US is celebrating Cinco de Mayo, here in the Netherlands we have the Dodenherdenking (Remembrance of the Dead) and Bevrijdingsdag (Liberation Day). The Netherlands was under German occupation from 1940 – 1945 and, thanks to the allies – in particular the British, Canadian, Polish and American troops – every year we celebrate…

By Renée 5 May, 2019 29

WRD: Week 17 -Kings & Queens

Tweet Well, really just one King (and one Queen). That is the King of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander. Every year we celebrate Kings Day (it used to be Queen’s Day until his mum retired) with a “free” market, lots of food and music festivals throughout the cities and villages. King’s day is the actual birthday of…

By Renée 28 April, 2019 11

WRD:: Weeks 12 + 13

Tweet As you know or may have noticed, I missed the Weekly Run Down last week because I was in the process of moving my blog to a new host as well as updating the name of the url. So I’ll try to keep this short and sweet, which shouldn’t be too hard considering week…

By Renée 31 March, 2019 41

WRD:: Week 11 — Getting Closer

Tweet This week has been cold, rainy, grey and dreary. I’ve tried to make the best of it. I’ve tried to not let it get me down. By Friday though, I’d seriously had enough of the rain and the wind. I’ve had to wear my rainsuit all week on the bike. Boo frickin’ hoo, right?…

By Renée 17 March, 2019 38