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First year in Nederland — July Comments Off

Posted on 13 Aug 2009. By Lizelle Smit. Filed under Lizelle in NL

July in the Netherlands is a wonderful and serene time. Many people are away on holiday, meaning the streets are calm and shops are quiet. Since my partner is on holiday we decided to use the days to explore our region by bike. more »»

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First year in Nederland — April (2)

Posted on 12 May 2009. By Lizelle Smit. Filed under Lizelle in NL

Sometimes it’s difficult to believe that I’ve been in Holland for four months. Many of my initial feelings of not fitting in have passed. Although I am still obviously a foreigner in words and ways I’m starting to feel more at home. more »»

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First year in Nederland — December to January Comments Off

Posted on 29 Jan 2009. By Lizelle Smit. Filed under Lizelle in NL

It’s been one month since I arrived in Holland and only now am I starting to think clearly. I can finally face the day with more anticipation and less bewilderment. I can finally cross the road without stepping in front of a cyclist. more »»

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