Reflections #2: Fighting Marathon for Charity and Volunteering for the Elderly

Reflections #2: Fighting Marathon for Charity and Volunteering for the Elderly

Reflections on... October 2018. Looking back, this month seemed to have revolved around charity and volunteering. But there were also several trips and of course plenty of films I need to recommend you to watch (or definitely not). Read the full article to discover what I've been up to this month!

The Postal Museum: Step Inside London’s Secret Subterranean Mail Delivery System and Discover the Dangerous History of the Royal Mail

The Postal Museum: Step Inside London’s Secret Subterranean Mail Delivery System and Discover the Dangerous History of the Royal Mail

When was the last time you received a letter in the post? Today, with so many different ways to communicate, it's never been easier to stay in touch with your friends and family (or even people you don't really know). My visit to The Postal Museum yesterday made me reflect on the lost art of letter writing and also taught me that delivering post 500 years ago was an extremely dangerous profession!

About the Elfstedentocht: The Legendary Dutch Sports Event That Hasn’t Taken Place in over Two Decades!

About the Elfstedentocht: The Legendary Dutch Sports Event That Hasn’t Taken Place in over Two Decades!

Waking up to a world covered in a layer of ice this morning suddenly reminded me of the Elfstedentocht, an ice skating tour of nearly 200 kilometres in the Netherlands. Although this must be the most anticipated sports event in the country, it has only taken place 15 times since its very first official edition in 1909.