Monthly Archives: October 2015

My lack of knowledge about the Dutch

As I keep mentioning, I recently returned to the Netherlands to go back to university for a year. I wasn’t at all happy about leaving Italy, or about living in the Netherlands in general, but thankfully I managed to surround … Continue reading

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What to do when your oven is an oven/microwave combo

As I may have mentioned before, I’m once again back to being a penniless, scruffy student, and with it comes all the charmĀ of student life, such as having a tiny tiny kitchen. My tiny tiny kitchen also has a tiny … Continue reading

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More reasons to go to the market

Now that I live near the sea, I can eat fish all the time! For all of my fish needs I normally head to the Haagse Markt, or Hague Market, which is a delightful place. After Porta Palazzo in Turin, … Continue reading

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The magic word

The Dutch are so peculiar about words. The other day I was at the market, where I saw avocados going for a euro for three pieces. Being the avocado-loving woman that I am, I went up to the stall and … Continue reading

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