How you delight me so! Hexham, a small picturesque market town located in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne (and Hadrian’s Wall!) and 40 km west of Newcastle, bewitched me. Quaint and very much English, I felt like everywhere…

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I have been in the Netherlands for over two weeks now. I have met two cousins, one of whom shares my name, van der Sluis. I have reunited with an old Dutch friend. I have made new friends. Everyone has…

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Sunday, July 23, 2017 Yesterday, I made a plan to leave bright and early to bike the 31 km to Oudewater. The biking certainly happened, not so much the bright and early. But that’s okay, I had a nice evening…

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