Blog, Events, Music

June 2017 | Life of an IT student

Hello readers! This evening the recap of how my life has been in June! Yesterday I have written about the my life in the month of May - May 2017 | Life of an IT student. June - until half of July - has been quite a stressful month. The last exams of the year,… Continue reading June 2017 | Life of an IT student

Blog, Culture, Events

May 2017 | Life of an IT student

Hello readers! Wow time flies by! Seriously, just three weeks ago the Tour de France started and I had little spare time between a project and the last study exams of the year, and now it is suddenly past half of July! Wow! Today a recap of the month of May, tonight a recap of… Continue reading May 2017 | Life of an IT student

Cycling, Events, Sports

Tour de France 2017 | Prologue

Prologue of the Tour de France 2017 Tomorrow start the first stage of the 21 Tour de France stages of 2017! I am looking forward to all the stages and to who will surprise and who will not surprise the crowd this year. Sadly the Giro winner of this year, the Dutch Tom Dumoulin, is… Continue reading Tour de France 2017 | Prologue

Blog, Events

Sunny Sunday in May

It's just a sunny Sunday in May and the upcoming day the weather will be good too in The Netherlands according to the weather forecasts. The last couple of days I have been busy with study, travelling as a little tourist in my own country and family and friends. As well as going to some… Continue reading Sunny Sunday in May

Events, Films, YouTube

MTV Movie Awards 2017 | Best Actor winner Emma Watson speech

Last Sunday were the MTV Movie and TV Awards of 2017. I remember watching this event as a teenager, ready in front of the television to see the highlights that were broadcast in The Netherlands. This year Emma Watson has won the first gender neutral award for best Actor in a film. She has won… Continue reading MTV Movie Awards 2017 | Best Actor winner Emma Watson speech

Blog, Events

April 2017 | Life of an IT student

Time flies when you are... ... busy ... having fun ... living life ... studying hard ... working on your career ... improving and expanding knowledge ... being active and sporting ... and take some rest now and then of course -- 'April 4th, 2017, written by Sophie van den Akker' Life of an IT… Continue reading April 2017 | Life of an IT student

Culture, Events

Dutch Parliamentary Elections 2017

The Dutch Parliamentary Elections of 2017 The Dutch Parliamentary Elections of 2017 | 28 Political Parties | 1114 Candidates | Rotterdam and Amsterdam. I voted! Greetings by Sophie The results of the Dutch Parliamentary Elections of 2017 This is what I wrote ~kind of ~ on Facebook about the results of the Dutch Parliamentary Elections:… Continue reading Dutch Parliamentary Elections 2017

Events, Music, YouTube

YouTube | Lindsey Stirling – Beauty and The Beast

Today I discovered this beautiful music video on YouTube from Lindsey Stirling. The new film of Beauty and The Beast with Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as The Beast, had its première the 23rd of February in London. It will be further released in cinemas on March 16, 2017 (Eastern Europe), March 17,… Continue reading YouTube | Lindsey Stirling – Beauty and The Beast

Blog, Events, Lifestyle

Happy Sophie’s Blog Anniversary!

Happy Sophie's Blog Anniversary! Two years ago, in the early days of March, I started with this blog. I love reading and writing since I can read and write. Being creative with poems about animals, people or just things that happen during a normal day. Writing little stories with those poems and writing little stories… Continue reading Happy Sophie’s Blog Anniversary!

Books, Events, Pinterest

Atlas Maior – Belgica Foederata

Today I have visited a small exhibition in the National Library of The Netherlands. Wonderful books are exhibited there, accompanied with information. Nice little lessons about books in The Netherlands. The 'Atlas Maior' is the largest atlas ever made. In Dutch more than 9 volumes, Latin 11 volumes, French 12 volumes, German 10 volumes and Spanish… Continue reading Atlas Maior – Belgica Foederata