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High Tech Centre Delft

Delft promotes itself as a city of innovation and technology.  This is in large part due to the presence of TU Delft (Technical University Delft), which this year are this year celebrating their 175th anniversary! So there are plenty of opportunities to learn more...

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2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Tonight is the final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, held this year in Ukraine's capital city, Kyiv.  There were 42 participating countries, with 26 making it through to the Grand Final, including both The Netherlands and Australia. Since the 2016 Eurovision Song...

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2017 Australia Day

Though I type this in The Hague, with cold fingers, and -2 degrees outside, I have been making it a tradition to do an annual Australia Day post!  While all of you there in Australia enjoy a holiday, I'll be working tomorrow and the girls have school - and I always...

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2017 Unox New Year’s Dive

As an Australian, it's perfectly normal to me that Christmas and New Year's involves the beach.  However here in the Netherlands, where temperatures are very chilly at this time of year, a dip into the ocean is the last thing on my mind.  Unox, however, has sponsored...

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Meeting Queen Maxima

Last night, I had the privilege of meeting Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.  She and King Willem-Alexander were opening the new exhibition at the AAMU: Museum of contemporary Aboriginal Art in Utrecht called Mapping Australia: From Country to Cartography. The...

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