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Neighbourhood Destruction

Neighbourhood Destruction

Breigh March 24, 2010 12

A few years ago we noticed some of the buildings in our neighbourhood putting up protest signs that they didn’t want to move.  Having seen this in other areas of the city previously we

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Project Fatass Heads Into Spring

Project Fatass Heads Into Spring

Breigh March 22, 2010 9

Now that I have finally broken the 50 lbs lost point and Project Fatass has made it through winter, it’s time to move on to another goal.  I won’t say what it is because

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My Rotterdam Challengers Experience

My Rotterdam Challengers Experience

Breigh March 19, 2010 6

Last night I went to my first Rotterdam Challengers game here in Rotterdam.  A friend of mine (who will remain nameless to save her from being hounded for favors) told me she had a

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Lock of Love Rotterdam

Lock of Love Rotterdam

Breigh March 2, 2010 32

On February 14, 2010 (Valentine’s Day) the Lock of Love art piece was placed in Rotterdam’s popular district of Delfshaven.  The Lock of Love ritual has been taking place all over the world, and

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Sometimes I Really Love Rotterdam

Sometimes I Really Love Rotterdam

Breigh February 1, 2010 8

Last night on our way to the Film Festival I had to stop and just look at this for a moment.  It’s the square at Schouwburgplein in Rotterdam.  The photo doesn’t do it justice,

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Shoe Tree

Shoe Tree

Breigh December 22, 2009 0

  Today we went shopping in the city center.  While walking along Westblaak we saw this tree full of shoes.  When I asked a local shop owner about it they said that one day

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First Snow of 2009

First Snow of 2009

Breigh December 18, 2009 3

Yesterday is snowed in the Netherlands and I woke up and squealed like a crazy person.  Thankfully I was home alone as it was one of the few days this month that my husband

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Stranger Danger!

Stranger Danger!

Breigh May 24, 2009 23

A while back I wrote about being walk stalked by some African dude while I was out with the dog.  This was in 2006, but it has happened a number of times since then. 

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Full Speed Tram Crash in Rotterdam

Full Speed Tram Crash in Rotterdam

Breigh March 12, 2009 6

Well this is something I haven’t heard of happening since I’ve been living here. Yesterday at approximately 2:25pm in the afternoon tram 23, heading in direction Holy smashed full speed into the back of

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Decorating Early

Decorating Early

Breigh November 7, 2008 8

Today while I was in town I took this photo of the Christmas decorations in the city center.   Everywhere I turn there are people complaining about Christmas decorations and items being out already, but

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Diergaarde Blijdorp v2

Diergaarde Blijdorp v2

Breigh October 28, 2008 13

While my parents were here we took them to the Rotterdam Zoo.  I really love that place.   I went there one other time with some girlfriends but even in the 1.5 years since I’ve

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Canadian Invasion

Canadian Invasion

Breigh October 20, 2008 12

My parents have been here now for a week and a half.   I have three days left with them before we get up and put them on a plane… not something I am looking

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