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A visit to Dutch hospital (II)
Maybe as somewhat I regarded Cato as my grandma, I was a bit nervous before entering her ward. When I saw Cato having dinner in bed at her ease, I felt relieved and gave her a hug.
A visit to Dutch hospital (I)
Het Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei is the first and only Dutch hospital I've been to. Luckily it was no hospital admission, but an eye-opening visit, a vivid life lesson.
Mini debate over internationalization
Last Monday after a gezellig talk with the Dutch minister of Economic Affairs, an unexpected debate sparked off among a small group of people with interesting identities: a journ...
Talkie Walkie VIII- Persian stew
'How much do you know about Iran?' Had I been asked two weeks ago, I might have only listed two guys: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the boss of Foladi Groenten & Fruit. I know nothing ab...
Crossover New Year
Last Sunday, instead of celebrating the Chinese New Year, I went to Den Bosch for the Carnival parade. In the crowds I encountered some Dutch who wished me 'Happy New Year'. And I ...
Tofu in Wageningen
As a cook for a Dutch family, I love making typical Chinese dishes to this adorable eating club. Tofu is one of my favorites. But I'm not gonna talk about food, but a story of tofu...
No weddings on Sunday?
No weddings on Sunday in Holland? That's what I heard recently.
Talkie Walkie VII - Clay Gourmet
Because I am in the jury of Teacher of the Year, I got to interview a legendary teacher, Gert Peek, on the day of Sinterklaas,. And he gave me a special gourmet crash course.
High school day
During a dinner last week I asked Kevin, a Dutch freshman: 'Do you have any homework after school?' 'No, never,' he said. He reminded me of a research that I had almost forgot to w...
Last Monday I had a nice chat with two Dutch boys who had just started their Bachelor this September.