YouTube | GANDALF THE GRAHAM | Best of LOTR on The Graham Norton Show

The Discovery Now and then I watch short videos on YouTube of The Graham Norton Show. It's full of laughter, funny jokes, a bit serious too, lots of facts when it's actors and musicians and all the things that are coming up or what is completed. This evening I stumbled upon this video which is… Continue reading YouTube | GANDALF THE GRAHAM | Best of LOTR on The Graham Norton Show


Martin Misunderstood – Karin Slaughter

My book review of "Martin Misunderstood" written by In my view... This story is about Martin Reed, a middle-aged man, still living at home with his mother and working for a cleaning company as accountant. He has a normal life that goes on and on in a simple way. The book is written in a… Continue reading Martin Misunderstood – Karin Slaughter


Somebody Else – Arnon Grunberg

My book review of "Somebody Else" written by Arnon Grunberg Title: Iemand Anders [NL] / Somebody Else [EN] Author: Arnon Grunberg Genre: Literature novel ISBN: 9789085161035 NUR: 301 Publisher: B for Books B.V. Year 1st edition & read edition: 2005 Year read: 2016 Original title & language: Iemand Anders [NL] Read language: Dutch Pages: 39 Places: New York, Poughkeepsie, Tarrytown Rating: 4 / 5 I hope you like… Continue reading Somebody Else – Arnon Grunberg


Hanna’s Birthday – Gull Åkerboom

My book review of "Hanna's Birthday" written by Gull Åkerboom Title: Hanna's Verjaardag [NL] / Hanna's Birthday [EN] / Annonsen [SE] Author: Gull Åkerboom Genre: Fiction ISBN: 9789086962587 NUR: 350 - Fiction General Publisher: Uitgeverij Eenvoudig Communiceren B.V. Year 1st edition & read edition: 2016 Year read: 2016 Original title & language: Annonsen [SE] Read language: Dutch Pages: 72 Rating: 5 / 5 stars I hope… Continue reading Hanna’s Birthday – Gull Åkerboom


Holiday Friends – Linda van Rijn

My book review of "Holiday Friends" written by Linda van Rijn Title: Holiday Friends [NL: Vakantievrienden] Author: Linda van Rijn Genre: Thriller ISBN: 978-94-6068-104-2 NUR: 305 - literary thriller Publisher: Marmer Year 1st edition & read edition: 2012 Year read: 2016 Original title & language: Vakantievrienden [NL] Read language: Dutch Pages: 105 Rating: 3 / 5 stars I hope you like the book too. It is worth… Continue reading Holiday Friends – Linda van Rijn

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Writing in two languages | EN – NL

[EN - NL below read more tag] Hi readers! I found out that I sometimes find it easier to write just in Dutch. Recipes are sometimes complicated: other names for the ingredients and another measures of units and so on. My monthly challenges I will therefore now largely only bilingual writing. Also, since my reviews… Continue reading Writing in two languages | EN – NL