Gefeliciteerd

Apr 28, 11 Gefeliciteerd

Posted by in Holland-Paris-Provence 2011

Gefeliciteerd (congratulations) to Ma en Pa on their golden wedding anniversary. We had a reception for (nearly) all the family members in Wezep, unfortunately Mariëlle, Sylvan, River & little Lukas weren’t able to make it over from Norfolk Island, way down there in the South Pacific 🙁 In the evening just the 6 of us went out for a meal to the totally “gezellig”(cozy) little town of...

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Back in Holland

Apr 24, 11 Back in Holland

Posted by in Holland-Paris-Provence 2011

Back in Holland again! We’re on a bit of a European extravaganza this time. We’ve come over to initially celebrate Ma en Pa van Emous’ golden wedding but we’re also planning a few days on the Dutch island of Terschelling, with Ma en Pa, before heading off to Paris and then on to Les Vignieres in Provence. Holland in Spring is as beautiful as ever. We flew in to Schipol airport over a patchwork of brightly coloured bulb fields. They looked so much like a child’s paint by numbers sketch pad with vivid blocks of crimson, mustard yellow and bright purple. Oldebroek, where we’re staying, is in the heart of the countryside and Spring is definitely in full force with newly born lambs, horses, calves and kids frolicking in the fields as we cycled passed...

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“Beer Fest” …

Apr 01, 11 “Beer Fest” …

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Another good business trip to London to meet up with “the chaps”. We also managed a good night out where Kieran took myself, Declan and Faheem to a Pub specialising in Belgian beer. Between us we manged to try out a few of the more exotic ales … I tried out 3 that were new to me : Hoegaarden; Franziskaner Weissbeir  and Frulli Strawberry beer ! (Ironically I think only the last one is Belgian & the others German...

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