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And Again…

And Again…

Sometimes leaning new things is boring. Or…it has boring moments. Here we can see how long it takes a man named Mike Boyd to learn how to…  

Let’s get Christmassy!

Let’s get Christmassy!

    The Faith Song           Jingle Bells                           All I Want for Christmas Is You Mariah Carey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK0z1S8SwZc I just can’t wait I don’t want a lot for […]

About Kylie

About Kylie

Hi there, My name is Kylie van Dam and I’m an Australian living in Holland with my Ausie/Dutch husband and our three English born children. We moved here from the UK in 2010 in a now-or-never attempt to make the life we imagined for ourselves […]

A Lesson With Juf Kylie?

A Lesson With Juf Kylie?

      Muziek en Taal met juf Kylie This pages is a reference point for all the parents who’s children I teach and will be used in a small presentation.     Multi-layered job: English and music.     Why the two together? By […]

Houten Hits the BBC

Houten Hits the BBC

What an exciting afternoon! A few weeks ago a journalist for BBC Radio 4 contacted me through this website. He was planning a trip to Utrecht the next day and had found The Guardian piece during research for an article on cycling. How would I […]

NL Cycling Association Magazine

NL Cycling Association Magazine

The Dutch Cycling Association loved the Guardian article too and wanted to have a world for their own magazine. So…a telephone interview and a seriously good photographer later, here it is. https://www.fietsersbond.nl/nieuws/kinderen-kunnen-hier-fietsen-zonder-ouders/   For the none-Dutchies, here’s the best translation I could muster.   Cycling […]

Houten: Living the Future Now.

Houten: Living the Future Now.

Yay!!!! Houten’s in The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/may/16/welcome-cycle-heaven-moved-family-netherlands-houten-utrecht But if you fancy a little more depth, here’s the original. Happy reading and if you think all this can’t be true, come visit. Houten awaits!   Before I’m out of bed in the morning, our 15 year old […]