Category: Dutch Australian

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 about technology, including the […]

2017 Golden Tenloop Delft

On Thursday 25th May 2017, I ran 5km in the Golden Tenloop Delft.  This was my first ever running event and a beautiful location to start in the beautiful city of Delft and surrounding countryside.  I started vlogging in October 2016 about my personal challenge to go from “couch […]

2017 ANZAC Day Ceremony The Hague

Each year, the Australian Embassy and New Zealand Embassy in The Hague organise an ANZAC Day ceremony. I’ve attended several of these now, and they are always special: 2013 ANZAC Day Ceremony The Hague 2015 ANZAC Day Ceremony The Hague 2016 ANZAC Day Ceremony The Hague The ceremony has […]

Meet Dutch Australian Lesley Weston

My love affair with the Netherlands started 6 years ago, when I went to Europe from Australia for the first time – on a Contiki tour! My first stop was Amsterdam, before Berlin, Prague, Rome, Florence, Venice, and London. I can remember immediately liking Amsterdam, and that it […]

Dutch Minister Ploumen launches global fund SHE DECIDES, Dutch government makes first donation

Dutch Minister Ploumen (foreign trade and development cooperation) was inundated by responses to her call for a fundraising  initiative for family planning programmes. She received thousands of messages from over 150 countries in 23 languages through both social and traditional media. The vast majority of responses were positive, with […]

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 – […]