Easter around the world: Germany

Until yesterday Easter for me was synonymous with eggs: chocolate eggs, painted eggs, hidden eggs. Highlight of each Easter was always turning the house upside down in the hunt for the chocolate eggs my parents would have hidden just before my little sister and I woke up on Easter morning. As neither of us was…

The Germany challenges 2.0: the dentist

Living abroad means dealing with new challenges every day. A different culture, an other mentality, and a new language. Especially the latter can be quite the test, as learning a new language requires not just lot of practice, but also a good dose of courage. I usually struggle to find either when living abroad, but…

The wondeful world of statistics

New month, new job! How I like my new job? Well, it might be a little early to say anything definite about it, but so far so good. I started with very little expectations, I thought it could very well be a job I would like, and that was about it. How exactly I would be…

Voting from abroad or the Ukraine referendum

On April 6th the citizens of the Netherlands are given to opportunity to vote in a referendum for the second time in history. After the 2005 European Constitutional Referendum next month we are now allowed to give our opinion on the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement, the treaty between the European Union and Ukraine that seeks…