Happiness is Orange

I ask No. 4 what he thinks ‘happiness’ is, as he’s suggested the word as a title for this new post. “Well, Happiness is Orange.” A pause from us both, but I don’t stop slicing cucumber for his lunchtime sandwich. I need soft questions, nothing too direct. Maybe just a little eye contact. Best to unwrap the surprise of his answer gently. Slowly, No. … More Happiness is Orange

Snapshots of Amsterdam

Amsterdam – there is too much to scribe in one go. Bite-sized posts will better suit this liberal, water-filled city of wonky houses, cyclists, excellent food and eclectic sights. For now, a flying visit via snapshots. Breakfast at the Stayokay Amsterdam is Hagelslag lekker (chocolate sprinkles delicious). We linger too long, so it’s a dash around the corner to the Van … More Snapshots of Amsterdam