Monthly Archives: October 2014

A visitor from California

John McBrayne our Canadian friend from California dropped by after his conference in Amsterdam.  We showed him the town (mostly bars!) and cycled along the canal and stopped in at the new microbrewery’s bar, Stoom.

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A business trip to London

Bill had a conference in London so I tagged along for a few days.  We stayed the weekend with Dave and Diane and then moved to the Hilton in Kensington while the conference was on.  This was great as I could easily … Continue reading

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Amsterdam with Bill’s brother – 12th October

Richard Bill’s brother stopped off in Nijmegen on his way to Essen and Edinburgh from his home in New Zealand. We went to Amsterdam and as it was a lovely warm day, took a canal boat trip.  We’d never done … Continue reading

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The Pink traffic islands – 4th October

I had read about the pink traffic islands in the Dutch news and just had to visit to see for myself.  The council had ordered the wrong colour paint and the workers just slapped it on!  A  month later artists … Continue reading

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