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Archive for December, 2010

How Did You Find That? Posted by on Dec 29, 2010

Today I went out with the intention of taking a photo for a different post but what I wanted wasn’t there, so that will just have to wait until another time! However, when I was returning, I noticed that one of the neighbours had taped something to his garage door. When I got a little…

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Heather Tucker – A New Dutch Blogger at Transparent Language Posted by on Dec 27, 2010

Goede Morgen/Middag/Avond/Nacht (depending on where you are reading this from!), Hello! My name is Heather Tucker and I would like to introduce myself as a new blogger for the Transparent Language – Dutch blog. As of today, I will be joining the team to bring you news and information from the Netherlands and about the…

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Koken met Klaas Posted by on Dec 19, 2010

I don’t know what the rest of the world looks like, but here in Maastricht there can be no doubt that it is winter.  The snow has been falling faster – quite literally – than they can plow it up, and Dutch rail travelers and road commuters have been experiencing some unnatural delays.  Fortunately, at…

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Het beste Sint Posted by on Dec 5, 2010

Dear readers and learners of the Dutch language!  Tonight is an important night in Nederland.  If you hear a knock on your door this evening, you may find a big burlap sack full of presents, molting in the snow.  If you’re quick enough, you may catch Zwarte Piet before he disappears:  that is to say, you may catch one…

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