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Short Story: For Infinity

In January I participated in a short story contest which was organised by my university’s newspaper. Students and staff alike could enter the contest with stories written in Dutch or … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days – Week 11 (Barcelona edition!)

As some of you know, I spent most of this week in Barcelona, with my Mum. We stayed in a lovely little hotel in the centre of the city, and we … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

The extraordinary happens every day… One night, George Duncan — decent man, a good man — is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Top Ten Characters I Would Want With Me On A Deserted Island

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is top ten characters I would want with me on a deserted island, and it took me … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

In a dark vision of the near future, twelve boys and twelve girls are forces to appear in a live TV show called The Hunger Games. There is only one … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

100 Happy Days – Week 10

I just got home from my grandparents, where we had a lovely barbecue with some family. Now I’m just in time to post week 10 of my happy days challenge! This … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Expectations vs Reality

I’m a nervous person. Always have been, and probably always will. If I have to do something I have never done before — something new and unknown — I’ll get … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Top Ten Favourite TV Shows

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Wow, this is the second time in a row that I’m a day late with my Top Ten Tuesday … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 7 Comments

100 Happy Days – Week 9

Another week has passed, and this week held an “event” I was quite dreading, to be honest. I had to have my wisdom tooth removed and was extremely nervous (but … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Missing Joseph by Elizabeth George

When Deborah St James seeks refuge from the rain and her own sadness in the National Gallery, she does not expect to find herself confessing to an Anglican priest, Robin … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

100 Happy Days – Week 8

I was ill for a considerable part of this week, but there were still a lot of happy moments! And this week I passed the 50 days, so we’re already … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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