Being a progressive country, The Netherlands have been used to coming out of people from LGBT-community for decades. The same can be said about welcoming those who flee their country, seeking for refuge. However these two women are high profile figures.
My Pinktober action this year is honoring my late sister who succumbed to breast cancer 6 years ago and supporting the survivors by donating my hair.
This week has been a strange one for most Dutch people. Last Monday a shooting occurred in a tram in Utrecht. While the shooter was at large, the surroundings were closed. My daughter’s campus is in its vicinity. She sent me a message at 11 am. There were shots at a tram nearby, we are …
Last Tuesday a big part of West – Europa had to deal with heavy snowfall. The Netherlands was no exception. Temperature plummeted below zero so some of outdoor skating tracks were opened. I was anxious whether we would be able to skate on the canals but at the same time I dreaded the slippery streets …
The values which return in the Christmas ads year after year are: family, friends, togetherness and peace. Alas, these values are not available for everyone.
Woensdag Gehaktdag means Wednesday Minced Meat day. It refers to an old Dutch/Flemish rhyme about the days of the week.
It’s Pinktober again. Although it is rare but male could get breast cancer as well. So I decided to share the following infographic, about male breast cancer.