Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy New Year everyone!

Fireworks are going off in the distance (our neighbourhood is surprisingly quiet), but the house is calm as everyone is asleep. We’ve made New Year’s a cozy family event this year, as we knew it would be impossible to keep … Continue reading

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A few pictures from our little trip up North…

Malabou Beach

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“Expat aan het woord”

(Sorry, again for “Dutchies” only) Lijkt misschien een beetje lui, of misschien egocentrisch, maar vandaag is er een klein stukje over mij gepubliseerd op de site van de Wereldomroep. Nou heb ik dat stukje natuurlijk zelf geschreven, op verzoek van … Continue reading

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Christmas 2010

It is the evening of the 25th, and our first Christmas on this Pacific island is pretty much behind us. In the mean time, anxious kids in Canada are only just waking up to find their gifts under the tree. … Continue reading

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Sinterklaas

(Sorry folks, this one is for the Dutch amongst you only) Maakt niet uit waar ook ter wereld je woont, Sinterklaas weet je toch wel te vinden. En daar waren Matthé en Mireille heel prettig verrast over. Sinds de geboorte … Continue reading

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Whether weather

It doesn’t matter whether you are in Holland, Canada or New Caledonia; everyone likes to make mention of the weather from time to time. Here we are slowly approaching Christmas and thus summer. Not much to be noticed about the … Continue reading

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