The café also regularly hosts literary readings, movies, live music and other special and top sporting events; while the bookstore offers a wide selection of approximately 10,000 hand-picked quality titles that will impress even the most learned reader.

We hope to welcome you soon- Writing Group: All types of writers are welcomed at Globe’s weekly writing group; whether you are a screenwriter, novelist, poet, journalist or anything in between, the Globe Writing Group offers an outlet to any writer living Globe Trivia Quiz: Step up and challenge your knowledge of trivia against others.

We know it's not just the bitter, icy air; it's also the depression that comes with it, our bodies morphing to accommodate some measure of the weather here, our minds struggling to cope with endless months of gray and dark days.

All over continental Europe, electrical sockets take the form illustrated here; to receive a plug with two round pins.

However, in the UK and Ireland, all electrical appliances are fitted with a plug that has three square pins and all buildings in both countries have the appropriate wall sockets to receive them.

I have previously blogged about the issues that surround the fact that the United Kingdom drives on the left-hand side of the road in right-hand drive (RHD) vehicles, in contrast to the rest of continental Europe which drives on the right-hand side of the road in left-hand drive vehicles.

However, it should be pointed out that the UK is not unique.

One extremely helpful piece of advice I was given by a British member of the Prague congregation was that you could never have enough of these adaptors if you were to move to live in continental Europe.

So it was that, when we moved to Prague in September 2008, we brought several adaptors with us.

After the speed dating, you will receive results with your matches and setting up another date is that much easier.

The singles night is intended for women 28 - 38, men 32 - 45. There are plenty of singles out there but without a little effort, your paths might never cross. Meet as many as 15 singles during one evening and find a new love.

The address: Panama Oostelijke Handelskade 41019 BM Amsterdam Public transportation: From Amsterdam Central Station take tram 26 towards IJburg. By Car: click on 'View this location in Google Maps' in the right column for directions Parking: You can park in parking lot "Rietveld": Drive from the Piet Hein Kade to Withoendenveem.