Category Archives: Canadianism

A party in the name of pancakes

Michiel and I recently held a dinner party at our apartment. Not just any dinner party, it was a pancake party. That’s right, pancakes for dinner. But these weren’t ordinary pancakes. Or at least, as I know them to be. … Continue reading

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Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

A few weekends ago, Michiel, his mom and I went to Nijmegen to visit his grandma. On our way back, we stopped at a Canadian War Cemetery. ┬áMany of the 2,338 soldiers buried here died in Germany in the Rhineland … Continue reading

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Metric vs. Imperial? Both. It’s the Canadian way.

“So how tall are you?” This is a question I’ve been asked a couple of times since I’ve been here in Holland. Not because I’m extraordinarily tall here, like I am at home (the Dutch are among the tallest in … Continue reading

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“Things I miss” #1: Roll up the Rim

A couple of times, people have asked me what stuff I miss from home while living abroad in the Netherlands. It’s hard to say, because there are a lot of really awesome things about living here. In fact, pretty much … Continue reading

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Last meal in Canada…

Obviously Tim Hortons, at Pearson Airport.

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