I've been in Monnickendam for a month now and its about time I wrote to let you know what has been happening.
When I got here Jolanda was sick, with flu, so we stayed at home for a few days, and I made her lots of warm drinks. mostly we lay on the sofa and watched television.
When she got better she took me to see her pony, Ulo.
Ulo is very big, so I went to see Bontfire, who was a bit more my size.
Then we played on the climbing frame
and I got to slide down the slide
The best bit was when I got to go on a tractor! Being a boy, I like tractors better then horses really.
We had to do some chores around the house, so I got to help pump out the boat before it sank from all the rain. Its really nice that the boat is right in front of the house.
you can see here how the water in the boat is going down.
Jolanda does not use the boat in the winter because its too cold so I could not get out in it myself - which is a shame.
Last weekend we went to Jumping Amsterdam, which is an international horse show, and saw some of the worlds top dressage and jumping competitors. The jumps were 1.60m high!
We did get out and saw some very dutch things, like clogs, windmills and tulips (the tulips were in the shops, because its winter and the ones in the fields are still asleep.)
Jolanda had a competition one weekend so I went to see her. This photo was taken when she was getting ready to compete.
I have had a good time here in Monnickendam, but its been a month now, and I really miss England, so I'm coming home this week.
Lots of love