Reader Wil

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Education
Occupation Retired teacher
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!!