rommel, n : 1 mess, shambles: rommel maken make a mess
2 (ondeugdelijke waar) junk, rubbish, trash
rommelen, v : 1 rumble, roll: de donder rommelt in de verte - the thunder is rumbling in the distance
2 rummage: in zijn papieren rommelen - shuffle one's papers
(Van Dale dictionary)
Rommel is a word that
We all know the feeling: you’ve just moved abroad, the Atlantic storm is howling outside, you don’t have any friends yet and your new work is exhausting. All you want to do on a Friday night is sit down with a pile of wool and knit a comfort blanket for
It’s always a pleasure to enjoy many of the activities Ghent offers for adults and children: museums, theatre performances, sports, concerts and other exciting events. But did you know that with a special Out-in-Ghent card (UiTPAS) you can save points at each of them, and use the points to get
Last updated: 11th March, 2019
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Meet Pia who came to Ghent to follow her Dutch partner and then brought a piece of Slovenian tradition to this northern country: a prolific vegetable garden!
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Latest update: February 2019
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