Books

Dunkirk to Belsen – John Sadler

The memoirs of several soldiers, the letters of several leading officers, speeches of highly ranked persons and even songs sang while marching; are all described in this extraordinary memoirfull book about World War II. The story is in particular following the Durham Light Infantry. So very detailed! Enjoy reading! Loves from Sophie

Films, Series, YouTube

YouTube | Downton Abbey the film (2019) – Official Trailer

British best tv costume drama 'Downton Abbey' is in cinemas this month with 'Downton Abbey' (2019) the film that is set in 1927. After six seasons of Downton Abbey and a couple of years later, this film takes place. Again the screenplay and characters are written by Julian Fellowes. I am so looking forward to… Continue reading YouTube | Downton Abbey the film (2019) – Official Trailer

Music, YouTube

London Grammar – Rooting For You

A bit of history of London Grammar With the new year, London Grammar, a music trio formed by Hannah Reid, Daniel Rothman and Dominic (Dot) Major. Their debut was back in february 2013 with the EP 'Metal & Dust'. They released their album 'If You Wait' in September 2013 and two music videos were released in… Continue reading London Grammar – Rooting For You

Books

The People Who Went Away – Nicci French

My book review of "The People Who Went Away" written by Nicci French Title: The People Who Went Away [EN]  / De mensen die weggingen [NL] Author: Nicci French Genre: Thriller ISBN: 978-90-414-0595-X Publisher: Ambo | Anthos Uitgevers Year 1st edition & read edition: 2003 Year read: 2015 Original language: English Read language: Dutch Pages: 48 Places: Banham Crescent, UK Rating: 3 / 5… Continue reading The People Who Went Away – Nicci French

Books, YouTube

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)| Announcement Trailer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj1devH5JP4 The new film in the world of Harry Potter "In 2016, writer J.K. Rowling invites you to return to the wizarding world. November 2016" In less than one year, on November 18th 2016 (USA), the new film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' will be in theaters. This will be the first film… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)| Announcement Trailer

Books, Travel

The Empty City – Simone van der Vlugt

My book review of "De Lege Stad [NL] / The Empty City [EN]" written by Simone van der Vlugt In my view... This is another historical novel written by Simone van der Vlugt. But this time the history is a bit closer. The story takes place just before, during and shortly after the World War… Continue reading The Empty City – Simone van der Vlugt

Books

Jacoba | Daugther of Holland – Simone van der Vlugt

[NL-EN] Mijn boek beoordeling van “Jacoba - Dochter van Holland” geschreven door Simone van der Vlugt. Titel: Jacoba - Dochter van Holland Auteur: Simone van der Vlugt Genre: Historische roman NUR: 342 = Historische roman (populair) Uitgever: Ambo Anthos Jaar 1e editie: 2009 Jaar gelezen editie: 2015 (16) Originele taal: Nederlands Gelezen taal: Nederlands Boekversie:… Continue reading Jacoba | Daugther of Holland – Simone van der Vlugt

Award, Culture, Travel

Rotterdam European City of 2015

In november 2014 was the Urbanism Awards ceremony and Rotterdam won the top prize! The International Academy of Urbanism in London organises this event every year and they named Rotterdam as Europe's best city of 2015! The Academy of Urbanism want to help promote places and learn from them. Chairman of the Academy Steven Bee… Continue reading Rotterdam European City of 2015