Amusing accents, cycling, 'liberal laws' and a good line in confectionary; its easy to see why Holland never fails to delight. Another reason has now been added to the list; sensible working hours. Dropping a quick phone call to Wiel Arets’ office, one of Astragal's colleagues was told by a recorded voice that their opening hours are 'nine ‘til five'. Perhaps we should follow the lead from our cousins in the low countries. How civilised...
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