A few weeks ago I was asked by the people from Expatsblog.com to take part in one of their interviews. Naturally I jumped at the chance (while trying keep my calm British composure).
“Stuart’s transition from Britain to The Netherlands didn’t exactly go to plan. In fact, it wasn’t even part of the plan. That’s what happens when you are a self-declared accident prone Englishman. Originally from London Stuart has spent over the last decade living in the land of clogs and windmills otherwise known as The Netherlands and has even started a family of his own. Language misunderstandings, cultural confusion, bizarre adventures and a few cases of mistaken identity are just a few of the things that have happened to him during his time in the country.”
In the full interview I explain the bizarre events which led to my arrival in Holland, the virtues of having a friend who regularly calls you an idiot, and how a broken ankle can sometimes be a good cure for home sickness… Click here to read the full thing