Bicycles, bicycles & more bicycles! Pt 2.

The key to the national mode of transport in The Netherlands is not to worry about anyone else – selfish, right? No, sensible and SAFE! My South African mind-set had to make a radical shift if I were to embrace the bicycle culture and survive! Step one is to buy a bicycle and the bestContinue reading “Bicycles, bicycles & more bicycles! Pt 2.”

ShoppingS – lost in translation.

Those first few trips to the grocery store will be forever imprinted in my memory‚Ķ The Dutch speak charmingly of going to do the shoppingS as the direct translation is from boodschappen, hence the plural in English! Every shop stocks everything which reminds me of the trading stores in rural areas of South Africa whereContinue reading “ShoppingS – lost in translation.”