In Den Gapenden Eter Dessert

My Experience having Gourmet Food at In Den Gapenden Eter in The Netherlands


I had Gourmet Food at In Den Gapenden Eter in The Netherlands. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when I say Gourmet food? When I asked several people this question at a gathering, I got varied responses. Some said expensive, some said elaborate, some said pretentious. Then one of them asked me what I thought about it and I came up with the following definition that is pretty accurate by my limited experience with Gourmet food.…

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#AtoZChallenge 2017 Theme #AtoZReveal


The A to Z Challenge kicks off every April. Today is the theme reveal day and my theme is Quotes. Throughout the month, I will be sharing quotes with you about life, happiness, motivation and inspiration. The authour of these quotes will alphabetical. I have tried to pick out 26 gems for you guys in April… all the quotes reflect what I believe about life, about change and about finding your happiness. Hope you guys will enjoy them. I also plan…

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Ibis Trilogy Book Review

Ibis Trilogy by Amitav Ghosh #BookReview


Ibis Trilogy is a work of historical fiction by author Amitav Ghosh comprising of Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke and Flood of Fire. The first came out in 2008 and the last, in 2015. I had read Sea of Poppies in 2011, before River of smoke was released and I remember being amazed at the richness of the account. Since then I have read River if Smoke and just finished Flood of Fire and here are my thoughts about the…

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Roles Women Play Career Woman

Roles Women Play – Career Woman #WomensDay


In my second post on the Roles Women Play, I want to talk about the role of a career woman. I have shared my thoughts about women at work during the A2Z blogging challenge of professional life. In my corporate career I have come across many women; several of them I like, few I admire, and a handful that I would like to emulate. Julie Woods-Moss is one of the latter. Julie is my boss’s boss’s boss. She is also…

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Roles Women Play Mother

Roles Women Play – Mother #WomensDay


Every year as March rolls in, tons and tons of blog posts, articles and videos begin to circulate the net about challenges a woman faces. All of it sounds cliched but then there is a contant need to remind ourselves that feminsm exists because women’s issues do. They do need to be talked about so they can be acknowledged, identified and resolved. However, in all that sound sometimes we forget the need to celebrate being a woman and the many…

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