The Hague is rich in organisations that focus on the needs and interests of women. Molly Quell gives an overview of the support available to those who are looking for a like-minded community. Read the article in Feel At Home in The Hague.
Since, thankfully, the housing construction is slowing down, so will be the frequency of these updates. Here’s what happened in December! The biggest project was that we started working on top floor. We’d been sleeping there but with no electricity, no hand railing, no curtains and generally no semblance of order. First we decamped to … [Read more…]
One of my favorite writers, Taylor Lorenz, has decided that 2019 is the year she’s giving up on email. “In 2019, I suggest you let it all go. There is simply no way for anyone with a full-time job and multiple inboxes to keep up with the current email climate. Even after deleting and sorting … [Read more…]
I read a lot in 2018. Mostly, I read while standing in line at the Dutch version of Home Depot, waiting to get wood cut. Who knew that rebuilding a house could be good for your reading habit? In total, I read 125 books. Thanks to my fellow book club member and sometimes friend for … [Read more…]
Set in the period from Christmas to New Year 1946, The Evenings (De Avonden) is considered a classic of Dutch literature. Molly Quell wonders why De Avonden is so important and if you should read it. Read the article on Dutch News.