User:Martinvl

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Martinvl
en This user is a native speaker of English.
af-3 Hierdie gebruiker het 'n uitstekende begrip van Afrikaans.
nl-1 Deze gebruiker bezit beginnende kennis van het Nederlands.
en-sa Ja mun, this user kin spieck Sous African English, hey.
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Metric seal.svg This user prefers the metric system.


BSc This user has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Applied mathematics.
MSc This user has a Master of Science degree in Control Theory.
a²+b²=c² This user is an intermediate mathematician.
Rutherford atom.svg This user has a keen interest in physics.
Flag of Hampshire.svg This user lives in Hampshire

This user has a Dutch father and an English mother. He lives and works in the South Eastern Region of England, but was brought up and started his working career in South Africa. Before retirement he worked in the IT industry and has had medium-term (in excess of three months) assignments in the Netherlands, Germany and Italy.

Ancestry[edit]

Born:

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of England.svg Flag of Dorset.svg

Paternal Ancestry:

Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag Zuid-Holland.svg Frisian flag.svg Flag of Overijssel.svg Gelderland-Flag.svg

Maternal Ancestry:

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of England.svg Flag of Dorset.svg Oxfordshire flag.gif Flag of Cornwall.svg SomersetFlag.JPG

Idea adapted from International Travel (below).

International travels[edit]

These flags are ordered roughly North to South.

Lived in:

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Worked (3 months+) in:

Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Italy.svg

Spent at least one night in:

Flag of Iceland.svg Flag of Sweden.svg Flag of Norway.svg Flag of Ireland.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Luxembourg.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Algeria.svg Flag of Tunisia.svg Flag of Libya (1977-2011).svg Flag of Mali.svg Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg Flag of Upper Volta.svg Flag of Ghana.svg Flag of Mauritius.svg Flag of Rhodesia.svg Flag of Botswana.svg Flag of Swaziland.svg Flag of Lesotho.svg Flag of South Africa.svg Flag of Australia.svg

Visited for less than 12 hours:

Flag of Denmark.svg Flag of the Vatican City.svg

Passed through (airport):

Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Thailand.svg Flag of Nigeria.svg Flag of Kenya.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2003-2006).svg Flag of the Seychelles 1977.svg

Idea and layout purloined from User:Thryduulf, who pilfered it from Dandelion1, who lifted it from Harro5, who took it from Salsb, who stole it from Guettarda who borrowed it from White Cat, as seen on Calton's page and User:StuffOfInterest's page.

A few useful links[edit]