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Retaining the jocular tone of his first book, the dry humour and slick, sarcastic commentary on the ups and downs of cross-cultural dating will immediately resonate with both Dutch and expatriate audiences. Working as an IT director by day, Simon Woolcot presents himself as the privileged expat with a cushy life.
Woolcot tackles modern courtship conundrums head on, including: › the intricacies of online dating sites like Relatieplanet and Lexa › the finer points of smart-phone based platform Tinder › tips on how to hunt supposedly spoiled and unromantic Dutch men › the best approaches to win over "ferocious" Dutch ladies › and more practical advice like what to cook to avoid intimidating a Dutchie at home (avoid extravagance at all costs! His outsider position and undeniably British propensity for deadpan humour allow him to entertainingly express his criticisms, observations and, at times, praise about being a foreigner in the Lowlands.
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In spite of his taste for fine dining, elegantly tailored suits and rigorous grooming regimes, his muse and object of criticism has become the oddities of Dutch culture.
Following a challenge by a female friend to record his opinions and adventures in the (futile) hope that he would retroactively realise his own superficiality, Woolcot began his blog the and published the resulting book, .