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We Managed to Dodge the Hoards .......

We Managed to Dodge the Hoards .......

Today was a very busy day in our corner of the Netherlands It all has to do with the Harvest Celebrations and Carnival that the Buurse Parish Council organises. As I have blogged previously many thousands of people come to our sleepy little community...

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Any Given Sunday ........

Any Given Sunday ........

Typical American Football Terminology Now Being Used For Dutch Hockey ..... Yes we in Swampland are in full Pre-Season Hockey Warm Up Games ..... And It is Brutal! Training began 3 weeks ago after a 2 week stop for vacation. Now there is a heavy schedule...

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3 Games Down Many More To Go ..........

3 Games Down Many More To Go ..........

30°C heat is not perfect conditions for playing the 1st games of the season ....... Today was a tough day for my girls. There are a few older members of the squad still on vacation so I was forced to field a very young team against experienced opponants...

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All good things must come to an end ......

All good things must come to an end ......

Well that's it then ...... End of the Summer Vacation ...... Middle Baby Cloggy is back from Hockey Camp (with no voice - he asked if perhaps his voice was changing but was informed by Cloggy that 7 days and nights of yelling his little clogs off and...

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Me Best Buddy is in Town

Me Best Buddy is in Town

There's nowt as good as having your best friend visit you in Cloggy land. Me best mate, Scary Sares, and her brood flew into the Netherlands yesterday courtesy of Mr O'Leary and Ryan Air. 80 quid return for all 3 of them including the airport taxes and...

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"Black Sky at Night .... Cloggy's Delight"

"Black Sky at Night .... Cloggy's Delight"

Some times the best views are right outside your own backdoor ..... Here is a photograph I took last night whilst standing just outside the Cloggy Residence Backdoor. No camera gadgets, filters, flashes or fancy doodah crap were used. Just the old faithful...

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One Final Word ......

One Final Word ......

There was only one casualty during our 5 day jolly around the Flamingo Route. Fortunately the casualty was bicycle related and not human. During a cycle along a particularly bumpy section of the route a part of my saddle support cracked. This was then...

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