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

The problem with not speaking dutch…

Today was heartbreaking. While paying for my shopping I was approached by a small child, he must have been only 6. I have no idea where his parents were, but he made a heartfelt plea for something, he looked so sweet. For all I know he could’ve been asking for an apple, a biscuit, or simply … Continue reading

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