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A good friend sent me Strange Geographies: Quick Facts on the Netherlands, an article recently written by Ransom Riggs on Mental Floss. Mental Floss is a funky little US site with the tagline ‘Where Knowledge Junkies Get Their Fix’. Talk about an understatement. It’s full of facts, trivia, quizzes and brain challenges involving information that ranges from useful to offbeat […]

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of info and experience, that is. Today I’m going to do something a little different. I was contacted by a reader who is an inbound ‘expat-to-be’. (Yay!) She’s a young mom of a one-year old, relocating to Amsterdam soon due to her husband’s work, and asked for any advice. Briefly I told her the following: As she […]

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Yesterday evening I was in  my car again, for yet another chauffering run. As usual, I had the radio on. I like to play this game I call ‘Let’s listen to the Dutch news station and see how many words you can understand.’ (Believe me, it’s waaaayyy more interesting to play this game than actually […]

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[I’m participating in the Reverb10 challenge to post daily in December in response to a provided prompt.] Day 7 prompt (from Cali Harris) asks: ‘Community. Where have you discovered community in 2010, and what community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011?’ As an expat (arrived here 18 months […]

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