Category: moments

I maybe blonde but always read the small print

Recently I stayed in a cottage in the country, A charming one level stone cottage with garden. I was going to be there for the week, to rest and recuperate after a little medical treatment and for once very usual wanted quiet, calm and beautiful walks when felt up to it, the private garden was a plus as the weather…

I maybe blonde but time does disappear

Things I wish I had realised in my 50’s  Look after your feet it’s the only pair you have Monthly pedicures, twice year chiropodist  Never mix business and pleasure If you are self employed know your worth,  Everyone pays for your time  Savings are important, a small amount soon makes a difference –  UK premium bonds,  Get a Revolut card,…

I maybe blonde but don’t do complaining

In a few months I will have lived in the Netherlands three years and here’s a few facts, good and not so good I have learnt about Holland The first great benefit is almost everyone speaks very good English therefore not making it easy to learn Dutch … which in itself is, even as the Dutch say, it’s one of…

I maybe blonde but none of us are perfect !

In a few months I will have lived in the Netherlands three years and here’s a few facts, good and not so good I have learnt about Holland The first great benefit is almost everyone speaks very good English therefore not making it easy to learn Dutch … which in itself is, even as the Dutch say, it’s one of…

I maybe blonde but …. i l love big vegetables

A funny thing happened at the market today …  I have to say Dutch markets are amazing, an abundance of brightly coloured vegetables and fruit, locally grown and from further afield  Many Far Eastern, Indonesian foods, it’s such a big part of Dutch life  …. But the vegetable in question was a red cabbage, such a versatile little number, pickled,…

I maybe blonde but it’s all double Dutch to me

After one year in The Netherlands 🇳🇱 What’s good, bad or neither ? A personal insight to this wonderfully flat country from a travelling digital nomad  Top things that I love ❤️  1) On average it’s warmer 👍 Around 5-10c hotter than The UK  Being based in the south of the country, sandwiched between Germany and Belgium seems to give a little extra…

I maybe blonde but naked is not sexy

Recently I was contacted by a production company looking for contestants to appear in a regular series on UK TV channel 4  The first time I saw this series, I was open mouthed and yes … speechless,  for my imitation of a goldfish I should have least won an Oscar ! Here is the description of the show direct from…