Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Th 29-Sep-2011: Bernie stayed with us

After we arrived from our vacation on Gran Canaria we had a visitor staying with us from Vancouver. Bernie stayed with us for one night and left the next afternoon to meet his partner in Paris. Ton picked him up from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and we drove home for drinks and a bbq dinner. After breakfast the next day Bernie was dropped off by Ton at the train station in Hilversum. From there he travelled to Schiphol where he took the Thalys fast train to Paris.

Th 29-Sep-2011: Bernie stayed with us.

Th 29-Sep-2011: Bernie stayed with us.

Our vacation travel report to Gran Canaria (19/29-Sep-2011)

From Tuesday, September 19 to Thursday, September 29 we spent our vacation on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain. We stayed at Hotel Cordial Mogan Playa in Puerto de Mogan. Our travel report and pictures is available from this page.

Fr 16 / Sa 17 Sep 2011: Wedding Yvonne and Raj (part 2/2)

Fr 16-Sep-2011: Yvonne, Sjoukje and a few girlfriends went to Sneek (Friesland) for a bachelor party for Yvonne’s wedding. Yvonne got married to Raj in Manchester on Aug 19, 2011 and this weekend they did the whole party again for friends and family in Holland. The bachelor party was a boat tour in Sneek with onboard tapas. More details will follow soon.

Sa 17-Sep-2011 20.00-23.00: Raj and Yvonne had a wedding reception at the brand new Van der Valk hotel in Sneek. Details to follow.

Pictures will follow later.

ING “Priba project” boat party


15-Sep-2011 17.00-22.00: Ton was invited to celebrate the success of the Priba program. At 17.30 a boat tour started from Amsterdam Ijburg with The Titaan sailing ship ( We ancored at Durgerdam for an onboard bbq dinner, after which we sailed back to port at Ijburg.

Sa 10-Sep-2011: Fabienne and Jon were visiting

Sjoukje’s former Hagemeyer-colleague Fabiennee and her friend Jon were visiting.

Sa 10-Sep-2011: Fabien and Jon were visiting.

Sa 10-Sep-2011: Fabien and Jon were visiting.

Dettie, Peter & Froukje visiting

Today Dettie, Peter & Froukje were visiting us. After a day of shopping in Hilversum we closed the day with a bbq dinner at home. The weather was gorgeous today, with temperatures up to 26 degrees. Was this the last chance for a beautiful day of summer?