Leeuwarden, European Capital of Exiled Governments

In Germany and in the Netherlands, Frisians are worried about the wave of referenda and separation going through Europe and the world recent years. Quebec, Scotland, Kurdistan, Catalonia, Padania and Ambazonia, just to name a few. The Yazidis and the Rohingya driven from their lands. In the midst of this, the city of Leeuwarden inContinue reading “Leeuwarden, European Capital of Exiled Governments”

What’s hip and happening at the grasslands?

How do we Frisians spent our time off? The Frisians in the Netherlands must have loads of it because perspectives for a job are about the lowest in the country. And those who have a job, face no traffic jams consuming precious hours every day either like the people of the cities in the south.Continue reading “What’s hip and happening at the grasslands?”

How to recognize the Frisians by name?

This is one of the simplest things there is, once you got the hang of it. ‘A child can do the laundry,’ as they say in Dutch. Which has nothing to do with a history of child labor, by the way. Understanding the logic of Frisian names, is essential if you want to achieve aContinue reading “How to recognize the Frisians by name?”