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 […]

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Essay | Leprosy in the 12th and 21st century | Introduction to leprosy

The following parts of my essay have my own copyright in formulation of words, opinions and otherwise sources are mentioned. The past couple of weeks I have followed the History of Healthcare course as an elective course to broaden my knowledge. We had to give a presentation about a free chosen subject. I chose to […]

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24th Birthday!

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30 november 2016 Yeey today is my birthday! Today it was 24 years ago that I was born, on a monday evening and it was snowing. The last day of the month november, a day in the month of the Sagittarius. Today Today it is around 5 degrees celsius and it was a sunny day. […]

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Tyrannosaurus Rex in Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Hello Trix! The queen of the Tyrannosaurus Rex The Tyrannosaurus Rex is finally in The Netherlands! In Naturalis Biodiversity Center – shortly known as Naturalis – in Leiden. Last week I have visited this special exhibition named ‘T. Rex in Town’. And shortly we call the dinosaur Trix. The project It all started back in […]

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Incendio – Tess Gerritsen

My book review of “Incendio” written by Tess Gerritsen Title: Incendio [EN] Author: Tess Gerritsen Genre: Fiction / Mystery / Thriller ISBN: 9789059652453 NUR: 330 – Spannende boeken algemeen [thrillers general] Publisher: CPNB Year 1st edition & read edition: 2014 Year read: 2016 Original title & language: Incendio Read language: Dutch Pages: 95 Places: Boston / Venice / Rome Rating: 4 / 5 stars I hope you like […]

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Numero Zero – Umberto Eco

My book review of “Numero Zero” written by Umberto Eco Title: Numero Zero [IT / EN] / Het Nulnummer [NL] Author: Umberto Eco Genre: Literature novel ISBN: 9789044628357 NUR: 302 Publisher: Prometheus Amsterdam Year 1st edition & read edition: 2015 Year read: 2015 Original title & language: Numero Zero [IT] Read language: Dutch Pages: 223 Places: Milan Rating: 5 / 5 I hope you like the book too. […]

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Your genealogy

Your genealogy Today I was doing some research to my genealogy. The genealogy of my family. I do not blog about my family nor I intent to blog about them. It was not the first time I did some research, but I liked it. To search in the real old books of the civil registry. Seeing all […]

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The Kennedys 2011

About The Kennedy family was one of the most legendary families during the 20th century. In these eight episode three time goes quick. This series spans three decades of the life of the Kennedys. The Kennedys (2011) is a television mini-series that has only 8 episodes of each 44 minutes. It is named as a […]

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Books to films in 2016

The book becomes a film anno 2016 The new year has started so it is time for a new list of books that are / will be filmed to become films in 2016! This post is a listed overview of which books will be seen as film in theatres this year. Also I have seen […]

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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 […]

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