Saturday sewing is probably even better than Tuesday night sewing. Why you ask? Because working with delicate fabrics in daylight is just so much more fun. I still love up skilling with my hobbies and working with pretty things. Afterwards I met up with a friend for lunch and a stroll through the touristy partContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 206”
I had a haircut this week. It wasn’t my first Corona haircut, but by the sounds of things, I’m not sure if the salons are going to stay open, so I donned a mask and got my hair sorted out, just in case. The effect of this haircut was immediate and impressive. Today I hadContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 205”
Today my music interest reached a new level of nerd… I learnt to play a new song on the guitar, and my first thought was “ooh, I need to analyse the chords on this piece” and thus gave myself homework in the form of music theory. I know, I know, it’s really odd, but IContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 204”
The windows are replaced and I’ve got to say, it’s a treat. Maybe I’m imagining it, but it feels like it’s warmer already. Granted, the dust isn’t appealing but I’ll survive. Be kind. Stay safe.
This evening after work I packed my handbag, took my bekjassje, got on a train and went to the airport. I didn’t travel anywhere else this time. Instead I went to the airport to meet up with a friend who has a long layover. We became friends in Peru while we worked on the sameContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log:Day 202”
Today was noise day. I’ve known this day was coming for a few months already. The building that I live in is switching out the single glass for double glass and today the work started in my apartment. I had to move all the furniture to one side and cover it with plastic, so asContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 201”
Today’s festivities started out with home made Dutch pancakes, lovingly prepared by Marinus. I wanted to add a pic but it seems they were eaten before they could be pictured. It was a double win, actually, because in South African terms rainy weather means pancakes and although its slightly different, its still a treat! What’sContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 200”
I think it’s fair to say that autumn is underway in all honesty. The weather is a bit is crisp and wet, and the leaves are turning all the beautiful shades of yellow and gold. We decided to use the Saturday to do some more sightseeing; this time in Alkmaar. I don’t know what IContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 199”
In the rest of the world October is when you start hearing Christmas music in shops. Over here it is when you can start buying Sinterklaas treats (Snoepen) in the shops. Based on past experience, I resolved to only buy it when December arrives. But then life happened and we thought of getting the newContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 198”
I worked from home in the Netherlands. I miss my home in South Africa. Be kind. Stay safe.