On this page I share some of my personal activities and interests.

Being a mother

In 2013, my daughter Charlotte was born. She is a cheerful young lady! At the moment, she enjoys music and dancing, mad tea parties, drawing, and yes, "researching" the world around her.


I am an avid reader and enjoy discussing books with others. I regularly review books for the Amsterdam Book Centre and am a proud member of the 'You Review Elite'. See the reviews by me and fellow reviewers here

My face-to-face book club keeps a blog on which we list and (shortly) describe the books we discussed, see here.


Taking time to cook a fancy dinner or to prepare a sweet dessert always make me happy. I share my baking stories on this blog. Beware that it is not updated as often as it used to be.