Ancient Myths and Prophecies: 5 Facts about Winter Solstice

Winter solstice is almost upon us! In the northern hemisphere, that is. It happens on the shortest day and longest night of the year. The solstice occurs when the sun’s daily maximum elevation in the sky is the lowest. Here… Continue Reading

Video: Cherry Blossom Season 2015

Cherry Blossom Season 2015 It’s Cherry Blossom season 2015! The Cherry Blossom trees at the Kersenbloesempark in the Amsterdamse Bos are finally in bloom. I also visited last year and had such a nice time, so I decided to go… Continue Reading

Creatures of the Night: 5 Facts about Hedgehogs

Facts about hedgehogs

Look what I found! Can you recognise what kind of prickly creature this is? Yes, it’s a hedgehog! My dad was working outside, raking leaves and trimming the hedges, when he spotted this spiky, rolled-up little bundle. This interesting encounter… Continue Reading