QUENTIN AND ANDREA ARE GOING DUTCH
Quentin (Q) and Andrea (A) are two English-speaking expatriates
the Northern Netherlands.
They discuss various topics.
At the moment the following sketches are available (in chronological
A Sparrow in Northumbria
More of a long note than a short story. And on top of that it
may be neither about the brownish little bird nor about one
land in particular
It is one thing to convert, and quite another thing to
convince — the reader, for instance! And who has been
converting whom anyhow?
What Shall We
Call the Child?
If it had been long and sugary, it could have been a popular
Christmas tale, but it is not. Instead, it is short and funny,
albeit with serious overtones
a story of one sentence
Once upon a time there was a tall, dark and handsome young man who
was dubbed Knightie by the monarch herself one night, but her
ladies-in-lurking, who feared his lording it over their mistress,
because they would rather see her queening it over him, betrayed the
poor fellow, after which he was sentenced to a hundred and one
years' imprisonment, a time to be wholly served in a gaol for male