How France And England Got Rid Of…Germany

Reading Time: 2 minutes Come on you Frenchies. Don’t cry. Together with the Three Lions from across the channel, you’ve managed to get rid of a team that is so hard to get rid of – the Germans. Who said the love between England and France was lost forever, after Brexit? By winning their first group match, the French […]

Nothing To Do With Brexit – Dutch Can’t Deliver Cardboard Boxes Either

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Frustrating, isn’t it? How a tiny little virus gets the better of a cardboard box containing a pair of tennis shoes. The problem is that the sports shop only worked online and there was no possibility for me to drive there, park my car in a non-viral parking space, and collect the parcel whilst wearing […]

Monty Python’s Flying Virus

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can I not comment on the brilliance of the Dutch and UK government’s strides against a tiny little virus that’s causing more mayhem than Theresa May and David Cameron ever dreamed of; and Donald Trump’s infection with a mutant coronavirus that makes you look and feel 20 years younger without the need to quarantine. […]

Black Lives Matter In A Land Of Hope And Glory

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Reading Time: 3 minutes You’re at it again, aren’t you? Playing mind games with traditions, tearing up musical scripts and peeling off black make-up on white people’s faces. I got used to seeing Black Peter roaming the streets of Dutch towns and cities, distributing marzipan tasting biscuits to smiling children. The children believed; the children loved. There was no […]