Is what I wish you all! The third lustrum of this millennium seems or has to be a lucky one ;-)
Just an idea to post more frequent here on the blog is trying to post more of my photo’s more or less simultaneously as I post them to Picfair.
This Eon Power station is gas turbine powered and is located near the The Hague city center and actually around the corner where I live.
Not many people know The Hague has canals. Not so many as Amsterdam off course, but we have some an you can cruise the canals. However our bridges are lower than the average Amsterdam bridges, so the best tours are with small uncovered little canal boats. Good weather gives a better experience.
Yesterday I was tested as a volunteer skipper for one of the companies offering trips, De Willemsvaart. I believe the boss was satisfied with my maneuverability. So it is possible you have me as your captain when you book a tour in 2015. They close down for the winter next week.
While maneuvering the little boat we encountered a family of Nile Geese. Quite extraordinary in November.
Yesterday we had European Parliament Election Day in The Netherlands. The elections are held on several days in all the countries forming the European Communions. Sunday is the last voting day and somewhere Sunday night we will know who will be chosen as one of the very well paid European Parliamentarians.
I’ll tell you: