The Christmas circus is at Carré now and next to my house there are lion cages. The roaring of the lions keeps me up all night.
An evening of walking around, looking at the preparations for Christmas.
I went to the Kinkerbuurt on Thursday night, and saw definite signs of Christmas. Not everyone in the Netherlands only celebrates Sinterklaas. Lots of people may celebrate Christmas also, but regardless, Amsterdam is a very international city and caters to the interests of people from many, many countries. Lots of streets and areas have their […]
These young entrepreneurs have a an online business that sells Christmas (Kerst or Kerstmis) trees (boom or bomen (plural)) and they deliver it to you by boat (boot), while sipping mulled wine (glühwein) or some other warming beverage while Christmas music is playing over their massive music system (note huge speaker and generator) But it’s […]
So they started at 7am today trimming the trees across the canal. It’s not so much the chainsaw, but more the enormous wood chipper that is reducing the massive branches into pulp. After work I had to run an errand. I guess I don’t get out as much as I should because it was really […]
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