Events, Food, Recipe

The Easter Dinner Recipe of 2015

[EN – NL below read more tag] For Easter dinner this year, I have compiled the following from several small recipes: [gr = grams] [st = pieces] [el = tablespoon] The appetizer consists of: - Raw beetroot [500g] - Leaf parsley [10 sts] - lemon juice - olive oil - Sea salt & pepper -… Continue reading The Easter Dinner Recipe of 2015

Blog, Culture

Writing in two languages | EN – NL

[EN - NL below read more tag] Hi readers! I found out that I sometimes find it easier to write just in Dutch. Recipes are sometimes complicated: other names for the ingredients and another measures of units and so on. My monthly challenges I will therefore now largely only bilingual writing. Also, since my reviews… Continue reading Writing in two languages | EN – NL

Lifestyle Products

Watches

https://www.pinterest.com/savandenakker/watches/ When I started with Pinterest, one of my first boards was the board about watches. Watches are easy to categorize, everything with an hourwork that you can wear around you wrist with exception a pocketwatch, that belongs also to this category. All those watches inspired me and when I finished my study I would… Continue reading Watches

Culture

Scoubidou

Do you remember the time that you made keychains with scoubidou strings? Ten years ago it became very popular again, during the summer of 2004 it was suddenly a trend, bringing scoubidou with you on holiday. Sitting in the back of the car, hours driving to the holiday destination. It was oké because we had… Continue reading Scoubidou

Films

The Imitation Game (2014)

In my view... An historic true film about the World War II, but a different one than you mostly expect when somebody says: a film about the World War II. Most of the times you expect fighting soldiers, the smoke of the guns, the huge tanks in the narrow streets of the old towns, bunkers,… Continue reading The Imitation Game (2014)

Books

Reading for fun again

Hi readers! Do you have time to read a book you want? Time to spend hours in a bookshop, having a budget and just considering which book you want to buy? And really listen to yourself and thinking: which book do I probably réally like; and should spend my money on? You knew literature (-or a-) book is one of the 'high' forms of art, as well as paintings, performances and music (according to Throsby in his book The Economics of Cultural Policy, I had to read for my study) And my questions: Do you have also an account on Goodreads? Do you have some book recommendations for me? (written in English, or Dutch) Or what is your favourite book? Or which genres do you read most? Greetings from Sophie!

Blog, Challenge

The Challenge for 2015

To avoid a small writer's block, it can help to challenge yourself. So I did. I have made the decision to challenge myself in writing for the different categories I enjoy most. The challenge is a minimum to reach but when I am in a really creative mood and can write more, I will write… Continue reading The Challenge for 2015