I was 15 years old the first time I went to France. Before I left Wisconsin, I distinctly remember driving in the car with my mother and thinking, “Really, how different could it be? There will be streets and houses and sidewalks, just like here.” Well, it was really different – the streets weren’t asphalt, … Continue reading It’s crazy how similar we all really are
Today I worked on the recording of Rido reading Aji’s Indonesian story in Dutch. Since Rido is half-Indonesian and half-Dutch, I knew I had the perfect narrator for this story. Also exciting, his mother has an amazing Indonesian restaurant in The Hague! Marrying a Dutch man was my first introduction to Indonesian food. While Jan … Continue reading Indonesian story, Indonesian narrator, and Indonesian food – what could be better?
Last night I hopped on my ‘moederfiets’ (mother bike)* and headed over to meet Julie and her parents. Julie will be the Dutch voice of Gabou from Haiti in the OGK series! I had done a short presentation about One Globe Kids for her class at school, which also happens to be the same school … Continue reading Recording Gabou’s Haitian Story in Dutch (plus a surprise!)