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

Blog, Culture, Events

May 2017 | Life of an IT student

Hello readers! Wow time flies by! Seriously, just three weeks ago the Tour de France started and I had little spare time between a project and the last study exams of the year, and now it is suddenly past half of July! Wow! Today a recap of the month of May, tonight a recap of… Continue reading May 2017 | Life of an IT student

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

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

Blog, Events

Sunny Sunday in May

It's just a sunny Sunday in May and the upcoming day the weather will be good too in The Netherlands according to the weather forecasts. The last couple of days I have been busy with study, travelling as a little tourist in my own country and family and friends. As well as going to some… Continue reading Sunny Sunday in May

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

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

Blog

Rotterdam shows solidarity with the Union Jack

The terrible attack yesterday at Westminster, London. It has taken lives and many people are injured, some still critical. But it did not tear apart the strength of the love of people for each other. To help anywhere they can. Rotterdam shows its solidarity for the victims and the braves and the helping, with the… Continue reading Rotterdam shows solidarity with the Union Jack

Events, Music, YouTube

YouTube | Lindsey Stirling – Beauty and The Beast

Today I discovered this beautiful music video on YouTube from Lindsey Stirling. The new film of Beauty and The Beast with Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as The Beast, had its première the 23rd of February in London. It will be further released in cinemas on March 16, 2017 (Eastern Europe), March 17,… Continue reading YouTube | Lindsey Stirling – Beauty and The Beast

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!