In many companies in the Netherlands you build up some money each month and this is paid out in December. Basically this means you get a double salary that month. Most years I am sensible and transfer it to a savings account because we’re saving up to buy a house someday. Not this year. This year, I decided to do my thing against the ongoing global economic crisis and stimulated the Dutch, Swiss and Japanese economies. Oh, who am I kidding? I just wanted some fancy sewing equipment.
So I bought this:
And now I need that new house because my sewing room has become too small…