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... money, especially when you don’t have a job!
On Saturday, Han and Lenie very kindly hosted a welcome party for Mattijs and I’s arrival in Holland which involved a buffet in the back garden and a whole array of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and what not. It was lovely, although I couldn’t help thinking they thought us completely deranged for leaving New Zealand to have a bash at life in Holland. Thankfully, their English was ...
... with a subdued hum; the many windows let in a quantity of sunshine. The boat's interior warms and I can feel the pull of my old friend Morpheus; I've had an exhausting couple of days. But I manage to stay awake, energized in no small part by the growing activity on the water. It's shortly before noon on a beautiful, clear Saturday, and the many canals are starting to resemble New Orleans at Mardi Gras. Lots of party boats - some of them populated by groups of students; ...
... with no meat on it. At about midnight Maddie, Sophie, Isabel and I got sent out to find a rave. But given we were out of connection with what was going on, we didn't get the memo that Tue cops had come and shut the rave down, so we arrived and had a lovely chat with the police as to why we were in the most unlikely area at 1am looking for a party that wasn't supposed to be there to begin with. We ended up walking through a park that ...
... He defeated the French and I think the Spanish and more than held his own against the might of the English Fleet. He was wealthy enough to hang his boots up in his forties but patriotic enough to answer the call to duty for Holland for another 30 or so years and eventually died in battle. He is a National Hero over here. Again, parallel to his career he accumulated wealth through trading.
Walking the streets of Amsterdam is both relaxing and entertaining. You don't know what ...
... Harfagre unites larger part of Norway
880-1050 AD - Vikings
1250 - Hanseatic League
1319 - Lose independence to Denmark
1349-1350 - 60% of population dies due to black plague
1814 - Denmark loses Norway to Sweden
1905 - Norway gains independence
1940-1945 - Germany occupies Norway
1965 - Oil found off shore
1972 - Referendum for EEC (55% said No)
1991 - King Harold ...