Netherlands - Day 1

Posted by Martin Cordner on Thursday, January 24, 2013 Under: events & engagements

Hi everyone,
 
It's great to be here with Leanne in the Netherlands for the Salvation Army's first annual Brass Weekend.  We understand that at this stage there are around 50 delegates attending plus staff. We're in for a good weekend, I'm sure.

We've had a good flight over...the weather in Belfast was generous and since landing in Amsterdam this afternoon, we've enjoyed being with good friends in the town of Zeist, not far from the city of Utrecht. Tomorrow the serious work begins and I hope to get chance to post an update or two, but meantime here are a few photos for your interest...

 

In the centre of Zeist.

 
The Town Hall.

 
Tree-lined path. The town looks stunning with snow below and blue sky above.

 
This building dates back to 1686.
 
 
Beautiful frozen river.
 

Who'd a thunk it? The UK government's emergency briefing council have had fun in the snow here too.
 

They're gone from the UK, but dutch firm C&A still maintains a healthy presence in the rest of Europe.
 
 
Eric, Femmy and I with Hot chocolates - greatly appreciated on a very cold day.

  
 

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