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Patrick de Wolf wins second prize at 2007 TAS amateur film festival

Posted on March 16th 2007 by Arthur in News, Personal

Amateur filmmaker Patrick de Wolf won the second prize yesterday at the TAS theme festival in Tilburg, with his film “Haunted House”. The genre of this year’s Dutch short film contest in Noord Brabant was ‘spanning’ (‘thriller’). More »

To the jerk who stole my bike

Posted on February 8th 2007 by Amy in Life in Holland, Personal

First, thank you very much for leaving the severed chain lock on the rack where I parked my bike yesterday afternoon at the metro station. Seeing the lock this morning surely saved me at least a half hour of paranoid searching and re-searching, mumbling to myself and figuring I had gone mad, not remembering just where I had parked my bike. But I know that I did indeed park my bike where I thought I did, it just wasn’t there this morning. But my shiny red lock was. So thank you. More »

134 Gambian birds added to lifelistexternal link

Posted on January 26th 2007 by Amy in Birds, Nature, Personal, Travel

We went to The Gambia for 11 days earlier this month, and saw about 150 birds, 134 of which we managed to photograph. They have now all been added to our online lifelist. More »

Photos of our trip to The Gambiaexternal link

Posted on January 20th 2007 by Arthur in Personal, Photos, Travel

From 5 to 15 January 2007 we were in The Gambia where we did a five-day birdwatching safari upriver to Georgetown and saw 177 different species of birds. I have just published a new travel photo album with 51 photos of this trip. More »

Happy New Year

Posted on January 1st 2007 by Arthur in Personal, Travel

It is now one minute into 2007 — Happy New Year everyone! Earlier tonight I completed our 2006 yearbook. We traveled to many great places in 2006: we saw tigers in India, dived in the Keys, canoed in Brittany and had tapas in Madrid. I’m looking forward to a great 2007. More »

Amy’s Best and Worst of 2006

Posted on December 31st 2006 by Amy in Personal

Just in time, here’s my Best & Worst of 2006. More »

Arthur’s Best and Worst of 2006

Posted on December 28th 2006 by Arthur in Personal

Another year has passed. Here is my personal best and worst of 2006 in the categories adventure, discovery, hotel, experience, buy and surprise. More »

This blog’s one-year anniversary

Posted on October 17th 2006 by Arthur in Personal

Today is exactly one year ago that we started this blog. We already had the domain since 1999, and had used it as a personal website, featuring our travel photo album and Disney Comics Worldwide, but it wasn’t until October 2005 that we thought of making it into a blog, so I looked into WordPress and launched the site on Monday 17 October, with an entry about bad food at Disneyland Paris. More »

Updated photo album: 2006 yearbook

Posted on October 7th 2006 by Arthur in Personal, Photos

I have just updated our photo album and created the 2006 yearbook with photos of what we’ve done so far this year. More »

Problems with

Posted on October 6th 2006 by Arthur in Personal, Shopping & Stuff, Websites & Tools

In the last year I’ve had quite a few problems with Luckily I am not using their services anymore for quite a while, but I am still waiting to receive a refund, and they refuse to answer my emails. More »