2018 Zomervakantie – Days 6 to 12 Lake Garda Dutch camping

We left the Austrian Alps in the morning on day 6 of our Zomervakantie and headed for Italy.  Around 11am, we arrived at Camping Lido, situated on Lake Garda, Italy.  My husband had booked a "camping", which is a very popular type of holiday for Dutchies.  What I didn't realise, and was actually quite shocked … Continue reading 2018 Zomervakantie – Days 6 to 12 Lake Garda Dutch camping

Reimagining First Encounters Exhibition

In February 2018, I had the privilege and pleasure to view an exhibition at the Australian Residence in the Hague entitled "Reimagining First Encounters". An introduction from Ambassador Brett Mason.... Long before my homeland was named "Australia" it was called "New Holland".  For the Dutch were the first Europeans to walk upon and map that … Continue reading Reimagining First Encounters Exhibition

Australian circus cabaret show LIMBO in Amsterdam

On Saturday 29th July 2017, I had the pleasure of experiencing LIMBO, an original Australian circus-caberet that has spent the summer performing at Amsterdam's Boom Chicago Rozengracht theater. Created by an Australian production company, but with a multicultural cast, I spoke to the two Aussies that were in the Amsterdam show.  Musician, Mick Stuart, has … Continue reading Australian circus cabaret show LIMBO in Amsterdam