Day 21: Sprookjeswonderland

Today we took a day out from the stress of settling, and had a fun day at the theme park in Enkhuizen called “Sprookjeswonderland“.  This is a magical place I’d highly recommend for anyone with young children.  It’s actually amazing value too, with an entry price of only […]

Day 20: Shopping

The overwhelming task of shopping today for EVERYTHING for the new house.  Here, when you rent a house, it doesn’t even have flooring or light fittings.  As we’re not sure how long we will stay there, we don’t want to spend a lot, but also would like it […]

Day 17: A day alone

Tuesday 24th July 2012 All the family went to the beach today.  I just didn’t feel like it and instead spent a day alone which I think was actually just what I needed.  Just did a bit of research on life here and some writing.  Even found a […]

Day 16: Difficult day

Monday 23rd July 2012 It’s funny, moving to another country.  One day you can feel like you’re settling in and enjoying a real summers day like yesterday and then the next morning you can wake up just feeling really homesick and horrible.  Spent most of today just feeling like […]

Day 15: A real summers day

Sunday 22nd July 2012 So what do you do on a real summer’s day in The Netherlands?  Get your hats, sunglasses, lifejackets and cruise the canals of course! We’re staying with family in North Holland and they live right on a canal, so today we took the boat […]