Groucho Marx

Hello, I must be going

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I wanted to give a quick update to let you know that Egeltje Consulting is no more. I enjoyed running this company immensely, and consider myself lucky that I was able to do it for so long. How many people get the chance to move to a different country and start a business, much less […]

About the Artist

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Anyone who has visited this website has certainly noticed its star: a whimsical little hedgehog created by Rachelle Meyer. I’d like to draw attention to her current project (which I love!) “Faces on the Ferry”. Rachelle, an American illustrator living in Amsterdam, has been using her daily commute (a twelve-minute ferry ride) to sketch fellow […]

Can deliberate practice make “anyone better at anything”?

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I recently passed the inburgering exam in the Netherlands. Inburgering means assimilation in English, and the test that requires that certain immigrants learn how to read, speak, and write on a basic level (A2) as well as understand Dutch cultural norms. This is an updated post from my blog, Possibly Netherlandish, that discusses using deliberate […]