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... everyone was in bed and I was very ready for bed! The next day we went altogether to Hoorn to visit grandads sister, Sieny. I haven't seen Sieny in years so I was really looking forward to it. Sieny doesn't speak any English so everyone else had to help with translation. Remko's mum Aly, who has also been to NZ before, was also there so it was also nice to see her. We caught up at Sieny's house then walked along the river into town. Hoorn is a very cute, typical Dutch town. ...
We walked the Mid-evil streets of Elburg and saw the beautiful village houses, courtyards full of flowers and cobblestone streets too narrow for cars to pass through. The buildings still remain after the war. It is a beautiful town. The cobblestone streets outside of each business have a cobblestone shape intwined in the walkway. For example, the Shul, ...
... children playing. The children knew that they had been spotted. The children ran back to the Hidden Village and told the people there that they all had to run, 2 elderly people could not run. A total of 8 people were taken into custody in 2 hrs. They were made to walk back to the main city, and they were shot.
There is a memorial that contains the 8 names of those who were shot: a boy, Johnny, was the youngest, the oldest was a man named Max Gompex, who was 73. The stone memorial ...
... used to have a no-fuss method.
Another new habit I noticed is to wish everyone a nice day. This is fine in America, where you go shopping once in a while and the cashier sends you off with a smile and "Have a nice day!" -in a pleasant voice ending on a higher note. Now, here, where you shop multiple times a day, this gets really annoying. "Prettige dag verder", uttered without enthusiasm, in a robotic voice, just because the boss instructed you to say it to every body ...
... football. Here, the
newspapers, TV, radio, the ads, everything breathes football. Roads are
practically empty during a match when the national team plays. In our house, ‘’Radio