Twintig Regels Liefde (interview, review & Win!)


Rowan Coleman is the author of 12 books, including  we are all made of stars. I’m proud Rowan took the time for an inteview with Anneke Schrijft! Following below is the interview in its entirety.


Twintig regels liefde is een goede vertaling van de Engelse roman, We are all made of stars geschreven door Rowan Coleman. Hoewel deze Engelse schrijfster al 12 romans op haar naam heeft staan, is dit de eerste roman die in het Nederlands is vertaald. Er is maar één woord nodig om dit boek te omschrijven…ontroerend. Twintig regels liefde is een origineel, zeer goed geschreven, prachtig verhaal. De brieven die verpleegkundige Stella schrijft voor haar patiënten geven het verhaal diepgang en de personages spreken tot de verbeelding. Dit verhaal laat je nadenken over wat echt belangrijk is in het leven,  vooral tijdens de laatste momenten.


T/m a.s. maandag 13 februari maak je kans op een exemplaar van Twintig regels liefde. Wat je moet doen om kans te maken lees je -> hier. “Twintig Regels Liefde (interview, review & Win!)” verder lezen

Letter from a mother to a daughter


“My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through.

If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”… Just listen, please. Try to remember the times when you were little and I would read the same story night after night until you would fall asleep.

When I don’t want to take a bath, don’t be mad and don’t embarrass me. Remember when I had to run after you making excuses and trying to get you to take a shower when you were just a girl?

When you see how ignorant I am when it comes to new technology, give me the time to learn and don’t look at me that way… remember, honey, I patiently taught you how to do many things like eating appropriately, getting dressed, combing your hair and dealing with life’s issues every day… the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through.

If I occasionally lose track of what we’re talking about, give me the time to remember, and if I can’t, don’t be nervous, impatient or arrogant. Just know in your heart that the most important thing for me is to be with you.

And when my old, tired legs don’t let me move as quickly as before, give me your hand the same way that I offered mine to you when you first walked.

When those days come, don’t feel sad… just be with me, and understand me while I get to the end of my life with love.

I’ll cherish and thank you for the gift of time and joy we shared. With a big smile and the huge love I’ve always had for you, I just want to say, I love you… my darling daughter.”

– Unknown,