Nederlands leren

It finally happened. One day I walked into a small office of Huis van het Nederlands and signed up for an intensive course of Dutch. My first week on that course is now over. I go to school for 4 mornings a week for a few hours. That has been keeping me busy for a moment…

A Belgian Beer Festival

Just as we waved good byes to my parents, our minds were already turned to the next destination. That would be the yearly event of the Zythos Beer festival in Leuven. That has somewhat formed to be a tradition for us. It is the perfect place to go find new beers and get to know…

Visitors from Finland – The Oldies

Once more we were expecting visitors from back home and getting ready to show them all the best sides of Belgium. This time the lot was a bit different though. They were my parents, visiting my new home for the first time.  That also meant, that very soon the parents both mine and Waffle’s would meet….

Finding your better half while hiking

I was just thinking, how common it is nowadays to find your boyfriends, girlfriends and everything related online. Tinder and such things can be found from the phones of just about every single person. Nothing wrong with that of course. It is easy, fast and convenient. Rather more so, than merging yourself into a forest for…

An accident, a surprise, a weekend

Last Friday we were having our every now and then occurring evening walk. Nothing special about that. We have a nice small flooding area next to our village, where you often see some wild life, so we like to go there. This evening it was as peaceful as ever, during the sunset. We were walking on…