30
Dec
posted by Richard de Nooy at 14:00 comment View Comments
30 december Foto vuurwerk nieuwjaarsblog RdN

I distinctly remember my first New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam, marking the start of 1987. My new Dutch friends invited me round and, as we watched the TV clock ticking towards midnight, people stood wrestling with champagne bottles in an attempt to pop the corks at exactly the right moment. All this was vaguely familiar.… read more »

28
Dec
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28 december Caroline - Ro

I just haven’t been that lucky with my New Year’s Eves abroad so far. I guess the best ones are still to come. I remember my first one. We were high in the sky halfway to Tel Aviv, when our watches told us it was midnight. The handful of passengers who were on board, celebrated… read more »

21
Dec
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21 december Blueblog 46 Xmas palmtree

There’s a certain atmosphere in the air during these days before Christmas. In Northern Europe, the days are short, dark and cold. When you walk along the streets and pass all those cosy-looking houses, it makes you long to go inside and spend the rest of the day sitting in front of a roaring fire,… read more »