Books

A Deadly Run-Off – Max Rippe

My book review of "A deadly run-off" written by Max Rippe In my view... This book is a sequel in the series of detective Maik Hof. This book can be read as a sequel and as a standalone. Maik Hof is a detective living in Delft and he is just settled into his new home… Continue reading A Deadly Run-Off – Max Rippe

Art, Culture

The Road to Van Eyck

Back in January 2013 I visited the museum Boijmans van Beuningen, located in Rotterdam. It is a beautiful museum with different exhibitions. They've got now a Design Collection that will be exhibited till the end of 2014. This blog post was back in May 2013 written on my own Google Sites and Blogger.com website and is… Continue reading The Road to Van Eyck

Books

The School Investigation – Maarten Brand

My book review of "The School Investigation" [EN] / "Het Schoolonderzoek" [NL] written by Maarten Brand In my view... This book is written in a classic setting. A senior police officer and a young policeman are working together on a recent case. The difference with this book and other detectives I have read is though,… Continue reading The School Investigation – Maarten Brand

Books

Worth The Wait – Karen Witemeyer

My book review of "Worth the Wait" written by Karen Witemeyer In my view... This book is about a woman who lives with her son in a women's village. Because of her past and because she met an important person she decided to live here, in Harper's Station. This woman who is named Victoria Adams… Continue reading Worth The Wait – Karen Witemeyer

Books

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two – J.K. Rowling | John Tiffany | Jack Thorne

My book review of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two" written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne In my view... This story is about the life of Harry Potter and his friends, 19 years after he has defeated Voldemort and escaped death. This part starts where the… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two – J.K. Rowling | John Tiffany | Jack Thorne

Books

Between Title and Position – Marja Visscher

My book review of "Between Title and Position [EN] | Tussen rang en stand [NL]" written by Marja Visscher In my view... This partly true-life story combines history and fiction. The author has done a lot of research to this person who really existed and to the historical background of the environment. I love reading… Continue reading Between Title and Position – Marja Visscher

Books

Advent – Gunnar Gunnarsson

My book review of "Advent" written by Gunnar Gunnarsson In my view... and the main characters The story is about a good shepherd who, every year in the few autumn weeks and winter days before Christmas, goes up on the mountains. This shepherd named Benedikt does not travel alone. Together with his dog Leo and… Continue reading Advent – Gunnar Gunnarsson

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

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!