I am having a bad streak. A bad streak of the worst kind. A bad book streak. I’ve been trying to clear off my bookshelf and so I’ve been reading through a bunch of books people have given me over the past year. I read nearly always on my Kindle, so it’s rare for me … [Read more…]
As anyone who has ever arrived in Amsterdam early on a Friday evening in the summer knows, the city is full of tourists. Some nights, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who lives in the city on the walk from your train to Dam Square. Read the rest on Dutch News.
A few months ago, I contributed several submissions to the idea of a book from women bloggers in the Netherlands. The result is out today on Amazon. Dutched Up!: Rocking the Clogs Expat Style “Dutched Up! is a compilation of stories from Expat Women Bloggers living in the Netherlands. The book covers a wide range … [Read more…]
We read The Thread by Victoria Hislop for August. We’re reading Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng per the suggestion of Damini over at Oranjes and Lemons.
This book was recommended to me by a follower on Twitter and, I’ve gotta say, it was an excellent pick. The book really tugs at the heartstrings. By the end, I was rooting for things to end happily ever after. That being said, the book could be a bit saccharine at times. I was also … [Read more…]