It has been two months since we moved from Australia to The Netherlands

I’ve just realised that it’s two months today since we left our “old” life in Australia and began our “new” one in The Netherlands.  It feels more like a year. You can follow the earlier part of our journey on a day by day basis under Life in The Netherlands.   Thanks to all of … Continue reading It has been two months since we moved from Australia to The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander Speech from the Throne 2016

On 20 September 2016, the King delivered the Speech from the Throne. The speech sets out the government plans for the coming year. Here is the link to the Dutch version of the text and you can watch the YouTube version here: Below is the English translation from http://www.government.nl Members of the States General, Over the past … Continue reading King Willem-Alexander Speech from the Throne 2016

Meet Dutch Australian Angela Robson – Peartree Art

Welcome to another post in the “meet Dutch Australian people” series”.  Today I’m delighted to introduce Angela Robson, a talented artist who currently lives in Leiden, The Netherlands.  She was born in Indonesia to Australian parents.  Here’s her (email) interview: Connections to Australia: My parents are Australian. Connections to The Netherlands: My dad was invited over to … Continue reading Meet Dutch Australian Angela Robson – Peartree Art

2015 Prinsjesdag Speech From The Throne

King Willem-Alexander reads the Speech from the Throne in the Hall of Knights, with Queen Máxima at his side ©ANP, photo: Lex van Lieshout On 15 September, King Willem-Alexander addressed the joint session of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament and set out the main features of government policy for the coming parliamentary session.  You … Continue reading 2015 Prinsjesdag Speech From The Throne