Articles by

Simon Woolcot

Essential Dutch Phrases: Part II

The Shallow Man stands accused of being….shallow! In an attempt to explain to my readers the meanings...

Essential Dutch phrases

This weekend I read a post on the Dutch Review called how to speak Dutch in seven...

Dating a Dutch man: 7 deadly mistakes to avoid

A female friend and sometimes running partner of the shallow man, was having a massage in a...

The Shallow Man’s Guide To ‘Het Gooi’

Back in the days when the Shallow Man was still a mere teenager, and not the experienced...

A Guide to Online Dating in the Netherlands

Some say that the shallow man is old, others, when they see my elegantly suited and well...

Are you suffering from Smartphone Addiction? Dutchies and Expats – Take the Test!

On Sunday the Shallow Man ran through the Amsterdamse Bos. The sun was shining and it put...

Zwarte Piet: They are not black, they have been through a Chimney

Oh yes, October has hit the Netherlands. So the sun is gone, a cold wind is blowing...

A Guide to making Dutch Friends

Many Expats look up to me as a kind of land bound, better-dressed version of Christopher Columbus,...
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