The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton Book Review

I have recently visited Amsterdam and was absolutely over the moon to find out that my next read was set in the city of Amsterdam, about 400 years ago. Set in Amsterdam in 1686–87, the novel was inspired by Petronella Oortman’s doll’s house on display at the Rijksmuseum. It does not otherwise attempt to beContinue reading “The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton Book Review”

Trip to Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands)

Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. Its principal language is Dutch.[wiki]. I visited this wonderful city about 3 years ago and stumbled onto the photos during my weekly hard drive clean-up. I thought they looked good so I decided to post them online (btw – the one playing hide andContinue reading “Trip to Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands)”