A shoutout to Dickens

After finishing Dombey and Son I found myself experiencing a strange feeling that I only experience after reading a Dickens novel. A lot of thoughts went trough my mind during and after…

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My reading destinations.

I’ve read a lot of books in my young life with many more to come. So, I thought I’d make a little summary of the experiences I had while reading. When I…

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The results.

A month after I finished my exams we finally received the results. They were a slap in the face. I did not expect the best grades after missing a month and being…

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Tender is the night

When I started this book I thought it was going to be another great Fitzgerald lovestory. It was much more than that. This is the second book by F. Scott Fitzgerald that…

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Madame Bovary

I had heard a lot about this book and I couldn’t wait to read it. When you ask people what the book is about, they all answer: “About madame Bovary of course!”.…

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Carreer switch

There has occured yet another change of plans. After noticing that the university was aimed a little too high, I started looking out for another plan. Since it was pretty clear that…

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Grammar for dummies

Things haven’t really been going quite as planned. I have a really big backlog in grammar and the classes are all so difficult. I have now bought grammar for dummies so I…

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A great start

The adventure has started… and the first thing I did was cry and go home. Sunday night had arrived and I had to leave to spend the night in my studio for…

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My place

I officially have my own little studio. Last weekend I got the keys to my studio in Antwerp and it is perfect. I’m decorating it the way I like it and I…

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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

I suppose many readers had great expectations about this book before reading it. I for one can say those certainly got fulfilled. I’m not gonna talk about what the book is about…

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