Happy Days of the Fading Summer

The time I can spend with the books at the river, its buoys and ducks and docs has been drastically reduced. It apparently is something that frequently happens around September. I am talking about the starting school season of course. And so, I have too, returned to school. I decided to take the advancing course…

The first leg of learning Dutch

Yup, here we are, a little bit smarter. 80 hours of Dutch behind my back. Breakthrough module is now studied. I think I did good, well, the hell with it, I did great! I got 96% of the maximum score! Just some minor things to be corrected. Plus I made new friends, which is always…

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…

Steps towards the goal

At one point here, I guess I blurted that I want to go back to school. Start the life of crazy parties and late nights again. Get a bit smarter in the process, if there is any hope left for my brain. Well, I just want to let you all know, that I have taken…

Longing for things is the sign of spring

It is the same thing every spring, when the sun comes out and the world wakes up around me. Still I do not have any skills to defend myself from it. Well, I don’t know if I should even try. When the winter is slowly tilting towards spring, it starts. I get ideas and start…

I want it all, I want it now!

Mmh, you know, those days, when you want just about everything, and cannot wait for any of it for a second longer? There are those twenty different things you want to have, be, do, go, explore. But as there is only one of these moments, it is getting a bit crowded on the launching platform,…