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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What’s in a name?

For as long as I can remember, probably early childhood, I have been known as ‘Dutch’ or ‘Dutchman’, hence the name of this blog. But

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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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Photographs

For many years now I’ve been using the SmugMug online photograph hosting platform, started by my motorcycling friend Chris MacAskill & his son Dan in

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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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Devon, Cornwall & Dorset

29th October-2nd November. This has always been one of my favourite parts of the UK. I’ve just spent four days here, researching family history &

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War Graves in France

1st-5th October. At least eight of my forebears lost their lives in the Somme area of France & in Belgium during WW1. During this visit

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Westminster, London

19th August. Spent the day in London, waiting to meet up with my second cousin, Joan Pearson, who is on holiday here from her home

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Cornwall

29th December 2017-2nd January 2018. Birthday & New Year in one of my favourite areas of the UK. Stunning, constantly changing scenery wherever I look.

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