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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

Books

Ginevra | An Italian Love Story – Simone van der Vlugt

My book review of "Ginevra | An Italian Love Story" written by Simone van der Vlugt In my view... The story of this book is an Italian legend. This book is shaped by a fictional story written around a real existed person named Ginevra degli Almieri. She was a young adult living in Florence ca.… Continue reading Ginevra | An Italian Love Story – Simone van der Vlugt

Culture, Travel

Edinburgh Tuesday

This blog post is a sequel to the series ‘The Recap of the Day – Edinburgh 2017’. How my first day – Friday – has been, you can read about it here –> Edinburgh Travel. How my second day - Saturday - has been, you can read about it here -> Edinburgh Saturday How my third… Continue reading Edinburgh Tuesday

Culture, Travel

Edinburgh Monday

This blog post is a sequel to the series ‘The Recap of the Day – Edinburgh 2017’. How my first day – Friday – has been, you can read here –> Edinburgh Travel. How my second day - Saturday - has been, you can read here -> Edinburgh Saturday How my thrird day - Sunday -… Continue reading Edinburgh Monday

Culture, Travel

Edinburgh Sunday

This blog post is a sequel to the series ‘The Recap of the Day – Edinburgh 2017’. How my first day – friday – has been, you can read here –> Edinburgh Travel. How my second day - saturday - has been, you can read here -> Edinburgh Saturday The morning   After a very late… Continue reading Edinburgh Sunday

Art, Culture, Travel

Edinburgh Saturday

This blog post is a sequel to the series 'The Recap of the Day - Edinburgh 2017'.How my first day - friday - has been, you can read here --> Edinburgh Travel. The morning Halfway the morning, a bit later than I expected, I woke up and realised: today my first full day in Edinburgh! Yesterday… Continue reading Edinburgh Saturday

Books

Citylights – Margreet Maljers

My book review of "Citylights" [EN] / "Licht over de stad" [NL] written by Margreet Maljers In my view... Where the first book in the series 'The Guide - Margreet Maljers' left, this sequel starts. It is 1943 and The Netherlands are at war with Germany. In the middle of WWII the story starts. Elja… Continue reading Citylights – Margreet Maljers

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

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

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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