Culture, Events, Lifestyle, Pinterest

Pinterest | Top Five Today | Halloween

Theme Last night it was Halloween and I collected some pins on my pinterest Halloween board. These 5 are this year my favorites and I will try them one day. How has been your Halloween? Descriptions for each pin The Baileys Vampire's Kiss Shots look lovely and is nice to serve with a coffee in… Continue reading Pinterest | Top Five Today | Halloween

Art, Culture, Events, Pinterest

Happy Halloween 2017

The Halloween history The origin of Halloween is discussed to be Gaelic with the Samhain festival, a Celtic harvest festival or that it was Christianized as Halloween or was a Christian holiday already for ages separate of the Samhain festival. What is known is that the word 'Halloween' is from Christian origin and dates back… Continue reading Happy Halloween 2017

Culture, Events, Lists

The Halloween List of Books Films and Series

Halloween Night! Tomorrow it is the 31st of October, it's Halloween night! If you have a day off or an evening off, here is a seven item list of inspiration of Halloween related / horror related films, series and books. I am not that fond of horror so the lists are quite mild. If I have… Continue reading The Halloween List of Books Films and Series

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