Books

Black Water – Corine Hartman

My book review of ‘Black Water’ written by Corine Hartman. A young violist with a huge talent but a troubled youth and later on the loss of her child, tries to live her life normally but then an acquaintance is found... Super smart thriller and what a plot!

Travel

Edinburgh Travel

The summer holiday The summerholiday has finally started for me. Since a few days I am finished with all the work for study and I have finished some preparations for the start of my internship in september. A couple of weeks ago I decided to go on holiday this summer and travel to Edinburgh. The… Continue reading Edinburgh Travel

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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

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

Books

Barista! | Solace – Elsbeth Witt

My book review of "Solace" written by Elsbeth Witt In my view... The trilogy is based on three young women who are baristas at a coffee bar named Barista!. In the first book was the main character Laura. That review can be found here --> Barista! | Café au Lait . In the second and previous volume the… Continue reading Barista! | Solace – Elsbeth Witt

Culture, Events

September | The Study and Festival Season

In september most studies start with the new study year. In september most people are back to work again after being on holiday. And september is also the month with lots of festivals. It is not the end of the festival season yet. On tuesday I already started with my year of study but besides… Continue reading September | The Study and Festival Season

Animals, YouTube

The cutest advertorial

The cutest advertorial I have seen is the one with the beagle Sherlock from KLM! It happens to everybody once...someday you lose something. And maybe you'll find it back! This dog helps finding it when you lose it on Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK-T_t166TY KLM on YouTube: "KLM’s dedicated Lost & Found team at… Continue reading The cutest advertorial

Books

Quiz – Dick Maas

My book review of "Quiz" written by Dick Maas In my view... This story is about a television quiz host named Leo Vandermolen who has just presented his last show. His goal for the next television season is to have a break. After years of working he wants to go to Florence for a year… Continue reading Quiz – Dick Maas