Netherlands

How I Survived My First 15 Years In The Netherlands

15 Years In The Netherlands Small

It’s hard to believe that this year marks two big anniversaries in my life as an expat here in the Netherlands. The first being the 10 year anniversary of this very blog (that took place in March) and the second being today; the 15 year anniversary of the day I first arrived in The Netherlands… I think it is finally time to admit that I live here now. It’s also funny to think how much […]

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Official Statement

Dear people of Holland, This is not something that I normally do but I feel that it is important for me to make an official statement on something that you have all probably been wondering about. I did not cause the power cut that affected large parts of the Netherlands last week. Given my extremely accident prone nature it is understandable that some of you might have thought this. It is true that I have […]

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Voting Card 2012

A lot of people have contacted me today regarding an error with their voting cards for today’s general elections here in the Netherlands. I wish to apologize deeply for this mistake and have made the correction to the voting list here: Thank you for your continued support. If you wish to know more about my policies and exciting ideas you can check my previous ‘press releases’ here: –New Leadership –Election Mix-Up

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Declaring Myself As The New Dutch King

People of Holland! Upon this day I, Stuart, would like to officially announce my successful invasion of Holland and the installation of myself as your new leader and ruler. Do not be afraid. Although this new development might sound quite alarming at first please remain calm and give it a moment to sink in. The invasion was successfully completed yesterday when I put up some flyers announcing myself as Holland’s new ruler and no one […]

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The Trouble With Being An Expat Football Supporter In Holland

During any kind of sporting event that involves countries competing against each other it is inevitable that expats everywhere will be asked the same question. It does not matter which country they are from and which country they find themselves in, the question from the locals is always the same; “Which country are you supporting?” This may seem like a simple question at first with an equally simple answer; your own country (or another one […]

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