Monthly Archives: June 2016

What’s In A Name?

That may sound like a strange question but it is one I find myself asking more often than not.  Particularly when it comes to my own name. My name is something which defines me – I answer to it and … Continue reading

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Our History Leads Us To Our Future (Or – The Difference Between The Dutch And English Views Of The Second World War)

I actually consider myself lucky to have both an English parent and a Dutch parent – especially because of the grounding it has given me in the history of Europe. Allow me to attempt to explain what I mean by … Continue reading

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The Differences Between The Netherlands And The UK For People With A Visual Impairment

I wrote this article (in English) for a Dutch magazine – who translated it into Dutch for me. In England I am what is known as “Registered Partially Sighted” – this entitles me to walk around with a white stick … Continue reading

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You Find Yourself Wherever You Are! (Or – A Meditation For The Soul)

I love the wording on Dutch Maps – like the ones you find in Tourist Attractions, large towns, or Shopping Centres – it makes more sense than being told “You Are Here”. “U Bevindt Zich Hier” literally translates into “You … Continue reading

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