Colours

Autumn has been with us for just over a week and the change in the colours surrounding us has been very quick. High winds are

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Sint Martinus

The Weert skyline is dominated by the 78 metre high tower of Saint Martin’s Roman Catholic church in the centre of the city. We have

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Hertog Jan Brouwerij

Yesterday, as guests of Stienen BE in Nederweert, Sanne & I along with around 50 colleagues were taken to Arcen for a tour of the

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Up, Up & Away….

Don’t often get to see a hot air balloon so close. Drifting in from the north at around 2100hrs yesterday, it passed between us &

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Tired of Tyres

It’s been a month since acquiring my second-hand cycle, and I was aware at the time that it would need two new tyres before very

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Remembrance & Liberation

The Netherlands commemorates the victims of the Second World War and celebrates its liberation on two separate but consecutive days. We remember the Dutch victims

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Change in the Weather

This pair of photographs was taken from our 5th floor apartment window, just about three months apart….freezing on 22nd January & over 20 degrees on

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Etten-Leur Carnival

Yesterday I was introduced to my very first Dutch Carnival, apparently held in towns throughout the Netherlands during Lent. I’ve never experienced anything quite like

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Weert in February

Warm sunny days & clear colourful evenings means that Spring has arrived early in Weert. So, today I decided to go for a decent walk

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Weert in January

Since moving to the Netherlands late in 2018 & meeting the totally wonderful Sanne, I find myself in Weert, in the province of Limburg, a

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