Integration baby steps

Finding opportunities to actually use Dutch in real life are surprisingly hard when you’re a native English speaker, since everyone I interact with speaks absolutely fluent English. But I’ve had my first small step in integration: I’m the only non-Dutch person in my Tai Chi class.

And so the class is in Dutch. I can get most of it, since it’s not exactly rocket science.

I hope this is the start of finding more things to do that require me to use Dutch. And of course, learning Tai Chi is a nice thing too.