[LMB] Re: Queen's Day

M Traber mtraber251 at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 11 13:41:24 BST 2006

Rowena wrote:

> on Queen's Day you are allowed to sell (second hand) stuff. To perform 
> on the street (kids with recorder or violin, or more professional). You 
> may set up a tent and offer massage, bake applecakes and sell them, 
> schminck people orange with Dutch flags on the cheeks, hold contest who 
> can blow the biggest bubbles of chewinggum, put up cans and let people 
> trow balls at them, put out a bed lay in it with a sign on top 'I want 
> to get ich leeping' (=an expression in Dutch). Etc. etc. what ever you 
> can think of to make a little money.
> The center of towns will ussually be more commercial with activities you 
> still do need a licensence for like a big disco, a hamburger or kebab 
> stand, or a beertap.
Actually this sounds like a blast, but as a tourist with a local guide 
to have fun with.

Of course it screams for Sieglings bags to hold the souvenirs and a 
bunch of listees to shjare the fun with=)

I have a nice orange silk shirt ...

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