This is the sight that greeted Jacob and I yesterday morning as we stumbled out onto the pavement ready to face the day and cycle to the creche.

moeder_fiets.jpgNotice the gaping hole where the “moeder-fiets’, or ‘mother’s bike’, would normally be parked? The bicycle we bought especially so I could put the little baby seat on a safe and reliable bike instead of the fietswrak I used to use? Some klootzak has stolen Jacob and my’s bicycle!