Category: Blog

Hello, I am Daenelia and this is my blog. I write about our pets, travel and our love of a good boardgame. I also draw and design t-shirts. And on top of that I am also a web developer and designer.

Short introduction? I’m a short Dutch woman living with a tall British guy. We have two cats and a brave little chihuahua. We live in a house with a tiny garden just outside Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Tiny garden is about all I can handle, garden-work-wise. I’m bilingual, which means I am as fluent in Dutch as I am in English. My favourite chocolate is really really dark chocolate.

The cat who wanted to be alone

The cat who wanted to be alone

When my guy and I moved in together there was no doubt that we would adopt pets. We decided on getting a cat first, as cats need a little less hands-on attention than dogs. My guy had lived with a dog when he was a kid, but had no experience with cats. I have had the pleasure of living with several cats throughout my life, so I felt it was up to me to choose the right cat for us. How did I do that?

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Living in The Netherlands

Living in The Netherlands

There are some things I like to share about living in The Netherlands. My guy, as you may know, is British. Having a partner who comes from a different country has helped me to look at the country I am living in with new eyes. Almost. You know: things I take for granted are suddenly strange, because I can’t really explain why it is normal for me! Continue reading “Living in The Netherlands”