Day 06: Friday the 13th

Friday 13th July 2012 I’ve always seen Friday 13th as a lucky day.  We were married on a Friday 13th (in 2005) and today lived up to it’s reputation – Bas got a job! This of course makes a big difference to our life here.   He’d already […]

Day 05: Delft

Thursday 12th July 2012 Woke up to a beautifully calm and peaceful sunrise this morning (sleeping patterns still a bit messed up, I’m not usually one for sunrise!).   However the weather can change drastically very quickly and by breakfast we had a heavy hailstorm! We left after breakfast […]

Day 04: Inschrijven bij de Gemeente

Wednesday 11th July 2012 Our first full day in The Netherlands.  Woke up to this weather:  Brisbane winter, Dutch summer, can you believe it? After being excited about having Fillet Americans on his dark brown bread for breakfast…. …..Bas arranged for inschrijven at the local gemeentehuis. I had […]

Day 03: Family Reunion

Tuesday 10th July 2012 At around 9am we landed in Amsterdam.   Was quite an emotional moment to realise it was all real.  We were so exhausted after 2 days of travelling.  We got through customs quite quickly then it was a short wait for the baggage before […]

Day 02: Journey across the world

Monday 09th July 2012 This was a transit day travelling from one side of the world to the other with 2 small children.  Our journey started in Moving to The Netherlands – Day 01. Thankfully Isabella slept most of the way on the first leg and Sophia, Bas […]

It’s All Dutch To Me

My husband has been homesick for Dutch food while living in Australia and It’s All Dutch To Me has been a site we’ve used a few times to fulfil his cravings. We liked that there was a flat postage rate of $9.95 and it was exciting to unpack […]

Dutch Orange Day Melbourne

This Sunday 29th April from 11am, the Dutch Community in Melbourne will be out in Orange for the KLM Dutch Orange Day. This year’s theme is “Holland Waterland” and for only $5 for adults (with children travelling free), you can take an Amsterdam style cruise on the River […]