75 Years

Limburg was liberated from German occupation by allied forces 75 years ago. To commemorate this, Nederweert council along with local historians recently erected nine pictorial

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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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De Groote Peel

De Groote Peel is a Dutch National Park to the north of Ospeldijk and extends for about 13.4 square kilometres. It comprises of peat bogs,

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Autumn

Today’s short cycle ride took me through local woodlands once again just as the trees are starting to change colour & lose their leaves. It

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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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Liberation

Weert celebrates the 75th anniversary of liberation from German occupation in two days time, on 22nd September. 30 large images tell the story of liberation

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Valkenswaard

In a woodland clearing a few kilometres south of the Dutch town of Valkenswaard lies a Commonwealth War Graves cemetery of the same name. Here

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Forests

I’ve not been able to get out cycling for eight days, so this morning I was really looking forwards to getting out & about in

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Late Summer

The record-breaking heatwaves we enjoyed/endured in the Netherlands in July & August seem such a long time ago now. It’s getting dark earlier in the

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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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