|Location||I live not far from Rotterdam, Zuid Holland, Netherlands|
|Introduction||I was born in Rotterdam in December, 1933, raised in Indonesia on the Isle of Java. During the war I was a prisoner of a Japanese concentration camp for women. After the war my parents, sisters and I returned to the Netherlands. I became a teacher, married, got three children and five grandchildren. One daughter lives in Australia, where I regularly visit her. My husband died in 1999 and has not seen our youngest grandchildren.|
|Interests||Reading, religion, travelling, photography, music, history, politics, geography, languages, biology psychology, anything but sports.|
|Favorite Movies||The Chosen, Gandhi, Amadeus, The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility.|
|Favorite Music||Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart, Grieg, Celtic music, French chansons, the Beatles, Jazz, musicals|
|Favorite Books||All books by Chaim Potok, Daphne du Maurier, Tolkien, by Lewis, Jane Austin, Somerset Maugham, Charles Dickens|
In the dream where you show up to school naked, why do you never go swimming?
I don't know!!