and in meantime

and have

Make the most of it

Let us hope that 2017 will bring peace, and that those responsible for Crimes against humanity will be brought to justice and be severely punished.

to the Shalders-senior Web site

The result of perfect Nationality integration

Derek              and            Lidy

Married Haarlem Town Hall 17th December 1963


Derek was given Dutch Nationality 4th November 1987 one of the best things in his life. The Netherlands is utopia compared to the UK


a snuggly pair  

                        as we were recently

Lidy in the Schakel 3 days each week from 1000 to 1500

When we were younger


Derek with 4 Grandchildren Friday 24 Oct 2014

Pannekoek House - Bloemendaal

The reasons for many visits to the Hemeltje (little Heaven) * are a cosy atmosphere, excellent dining and price, with splendid and outstanding service as evidenced by our favourite, jovial and friendly Employee

* A true translation given me when I first visited Bloemendaal some 50 years ago

Briggs Me & Robert in the Hemeltje 24 Oct 2017

Nick and me in the Hemeltje September 2017

followed by Briggs Daan & Luke

and then followed by Briggs and me

and later at dinner with Briggs with just the 2

A well deserved holiday for Briggs and Family spoilt in the beginning. Arrived destination 1130 Sunday 20 August 2017 and recieved luggage 23 August at 1541 with all jumping for joy and relief.

Robert in South Africa September 2017

See Family tree for further photos as well as in photo galleries, and with myself having finished, will now enjoy a well earned coffee, or beer :

as this computer business makes my

head fuzzyand then i'll get on myand go for a ride to clear my head and get some much needed fresh air!!!!!!!

Walk now over and I feel so happy

                                  before the problems return !!!!!!!

Hoping the lottery will make me wealthy

Now still trying to understand computers

during which I reminisce about my Bullet train journey Tokyo to Hiroshima with my Wife Lidy as Guests of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Happy Coats and Geishas as well as The Blue Train in South Africa and Maid of the Mist at Niagra Falls


The Tax Man is spoiling my life. Tax on income, savings, BTW, death duties etc, while one collects,

those in authority are left wondering what other laws can

be enacted to increase revenue and then give

up. Sad to see those in authority give up overworked and tired.

Birth to IT. Already concentrating and studying to be a Consultant

In view Windows XP crasham preparing extra items so pages under revision and

which will take some time

with help and excellent assistance of




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