Books, Culture, Cycling, Sports

St. Nicholas 2015

Last weekend was the feast of St. Nicholas. The feast were according to the story the Saint - together with his helpers who are all named Piet - give gifts to children on the night of his birthday the 5th of december. In The Netherlands there is a cultural diversity. Some families celebrate the feast… Continue reading St. Nicholas 2015

Books, Cycling

Woman and Bike | A Guide for the Cycling Woman – Marijn de Vries en Nynke de Jong

[NL - EN] Mijn boek beoordeling van "Vrouw & Fiets - Handboek voor de fietsende vrouw" geschreven door Marijn de Vries & Nynke de Jong. Titel: Vrouw & Fiets - Handboek voor de fietsende vrouw Auteur: Marijn de Vries / Nynke de Jong Genre: Sport NUR: 480 = Sport en spel algemeen Uitgever: L.J. Veen Jaar 1e editie: 2011,… Continue reading Woman and Bike | A Guide for the Cycling Woman – Marijn de Vries en Nynke de Jong

Bicycle, Cycling

Bianchi | Racebike Via Nirone 7

A few months ago I decided to change from sport. I have been a field hockeyplayer and goalkeeper for over twelve years and now it was time to do something else. I decided to start with the sport cycling. I became member of a cyclingclub here nearby and got a lot of advice. Of course… Continue reading Bianchi | Racebike Via Nirone 7

Culture, Sports

Olympics 2014 Sochi

The Olympic Games of 2014 started last friday and last until today the 23rd of February.  I am Dutch so I supported my orange winter heroes! Hereby the standings and my review about this year Olympics in Sochi, Russia. While I am finishing this piece, I am also watching the Closing Ceremony.  I have seen… Continue reading Olympics 2014 Sochi

Events, Sports, Uncategorized

Electric Run

  Got a ticket for @Net5_nl @ElectricRunNL in #Amsterdam next month! Enthusiastic 5km in the dark run surrounded by many lights. #running — Sophie vd Akker (@savandenakker) 5 februari 2014 Hello there, It is february and it is cold outside, but nevertheless i am training for the Electric Run that will be held in Amsterdam… Continue reading Electric Run