Eat Train Read

Book Reviewer, Photographer, & Blogger
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Exploring the World One Page at a Time

Welcome to the explorations of an amateur photographer, professional bookworm, part-time wine enthusiast, and full-time cat mom.

I am originally from the Netherlands and am currently living in Edinburgh. Having lived all kinds of adventures through the books I read, August 2018 I decided to go on my own adventure by moving to Scotland and chasing a career in publishing.

The Current Count

Although this is in no way the definite count of books I’ve read in my life, it offers a realistic insight into the mountain of books I’ve devoured the past few years.




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Latest Blog Posts

Black Chalk by Albert Alla | Book Review

"Each memory came innocent and left tainted. And once tainted, memories grew persistent. Their stench remained and coloured other thoughts, so that, like an infection, I was soon left with nothing but tainted memories" I had to let this book sink in a little bit...

Stories Behind the Shelves | Ruby from Feed Me Books Now

*waves* Hi everyone! I'm super excited to announce the next blogger in Stories Behind the Shelves. Which you already know from reading the title, but we'll just ignore that and you my lovely readers are kind enough not to mention it! *Drum Ruffle* Ruby from Feed Me...

End of the Year Book Survey 2013

This Feature is hosted by the amazing Jamie from The Perpetual Page-Turner. Since I started blogging in March 2013, I can't believe it has been a year in a few months, this is my first time filling out the End of Year Book Survey. And since I love Jamie's blog, and I...

The Edinburgh Walking Guide

One of my absolute favourite characteristics of Edinburgh is that there are a plethora of walks to enjoy. Since it has now been five months since that I moved here, I thought it would be nice to share my favorite places to escape the city for a bit. Armed with a home-brewed cup of coffee, I prepared a list of beautiful and relaxing places to walk in Edinburgh or around the Edinburgh area.

Photo Gallery

 I am an amateur photographer and whenever I travel somewhere, whether just in Edinburgh or another country or city, I usually bring my camera with me. These are some of the most recent photographs I took.