Winter holidays in the Netherlands… Zwarte Pieten Stijl?

Since moving here I have come across the strangeness that is known as Zwarte Piete. Now I’m not saying that I disapprove, I assume that they date back far further than any contact with Non-Caucasians was made. But even so, they are very creepy! and perhaps a touch racially insensitive given how multi cultural the world is these days. … Continue reading

Bastard Sugar???

Okay so aside from the inability to help a small child. Today went okay, could’ve been better, but it was okay. I found out about bank accounts, insurance and found a great deal on an internet contract. But what got me laughing today was discovering “basterdsuiker”, which upon inspection turned out to be caster sugar, … Continue reading

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