You live life to the full. You have a great job and you are proud of what you have achieved so far. A nice family life, just like everyone with their own little struggles. You have a rich social life, you love running and you have, seemingly, a healthy body.
How many books have you already read about the Second World War? I never counted them, but I must have read at least dozens. Already at primary school, you soon start to learn the countless stories, primarily from a Dutch perspective.
When friends are getting married in Marrakesh and make it a three-day long feast, then obviously you won’t decline the invitation when you receive one. Coincidentally, we had visited Marrakesh not long before that.
What if Willem Holleeder is your brother? Then you really have big balls, when you dare to write a book about him. I’m talking about the book Judas by Astrid Holleeder.
A tiny second-hand bookshop in the south of England, where even I had to duck to get inside. Books, piled up from the ground to the ceiling in little creep and crawl niches. The smell of old paper and all those book titles that stared at me, pick me, pick me.
Ever heard of a horizontal waterfall? Do they exist? Yes, for sure, they certainly do. You can visit The Horizontal Falls in Australia. There are actually two of them close to each other, bonus! This extremely rare natural phenomenon is one of the most remarkable things I have ever seen.
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is definitely a jewel. Donna Tartt writes grandiose. I am a big fan of her. For every book enthusiast, it is a must read.
I would like to talk about New York once more, because visiting Ground Zero had such an impact on me. Therefore this book blog, with a story about the 9/11 attacks.
As promised in my previous blog New York – My top 10 things to do hereby my new blog about New York – My top 5 places to eat.