17 March 2023 18:01 / Leave a comment
review by Anne van Oorschot
17 Jan 2022. “Your ability to change everything – including yourself – starts here” – ELIZABETH ZOTT
Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute take a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans, the lonely, brilliant, Nobel-prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with – of all things – her mind. True chemistry results.
15 March 2023 19:10 / Leave a comment
by Katie Schweitzer
13 Jan 2023. The Welcome Back Borrel was a lot of fun. For the current members, we conducted some club business including voting in the new members of the board, myself included, and then afterward we had snacks and drinks and met some new people as well.
14 March 2023 18:16 / Leave a comment
by Dietrich Haas
12 Nov 22. TIC organized a Pool Night and for those being a bit more familiar with the topic, it was immediately clear that you do not have to bring your swim shorts.
In my case, I did not bring any talent either, but at least strong dedication to not embarrass myself by accidentally stabbing someone with the billiard cue – I succeeded in this!
7 March 2023 18:38 / Leave a comment
review by Katie Schweitzer & Anne van Oorschot
18 Oct 2022. When the Tilburg International Club came into being back in March 2008, the Book Discussion group was created as well. Our first meeting was well attended and our first book was Kafka on the Shore, by Haruki Murakami. While members to the group have come and gone, we are still going strong and recently read our 100th book!
For our 100th book we read The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow and gathered together to discuss it. Since 100 books is no small feat, we also had a party to celebrate!
28 February 2023 18:33 / Leave a comment
by Mala Raman
Rise and shine it’s exercise time!
20.11.22. On a cold but clear morning, a small group of tic enthusiasts met for an energetic round of morning yoga at the amazing and unique Missiehuis.
The yoga class was an Easy Flow Hatha and we didn’t need any prior yoga experience or extra flexibility to participate. Elise from BonJolie and Wau effect personal training walked us through the poses and made adjustments where needed. (more…)
24 February 2023 18:29 / Leave a comment
review by Mala Raman and Nathalie Harms
03.11.22. Día de los Muertos (or the Day of the death) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of those who have passed away with food, drink and celebration. It takes place on November 1st to honor the children that passed away and on November 2nd to honor the adults.
We had the opportunity to learn from our very own TIC member and Event Coordinator, Lily Gonzalez, how to make Mexican sopes with step-by-step instructions on how to cook this popular Mexican dish based on Lily’s family’s cooking tips and tricks. We made the tortillas from scratch for the sopes, salsa, pickled onions and guacamole. Lily demonstrated how to make the dish and all the trimmings. She also brought along Agua de Jamaica for tasting (hibiscus water). (more…)
10 February 2023 18:10 / Leave a comment
Our finished cupcake creations!
Tomorrow, we’ll have the second of our workshops for Cookie Decorating given by TIC member, Coree Forman. For #FlashBackFriday, we’re taking a look at one of our very first Cupcake Decorating workshops (that Coree attended!)
by Mala Raman
23 February 2013. The cupcake workshop turned out to a lot of fun and a labor of love. A workshop that was originally supposed to be 1½ hours of cupcake decorating ended up being 3 hours of creative glory.
We started with an explanation of fondant, its properties, how to properly roll it out for the first layer of the cupcake topping and how to
16 December 2022 18:30 / Leave a comment
Two years ago our celebrations looked a lot different than previous years, but for #flashbackfriday, in honor of our traditional holiday borrel and massively ugly sweaters, let’s take a look at how our evening of personally delivered snack and drinks turned out!
Cameras On, Sweaters On, Party On!
18 Jan 2021. by Mala Raman. We had an awesome evening in our ugliest Christmas Sweaters!
For those members who were able to join this fun event, each participant received a wonderful surprised beforehand. tíc board members personally delivered a plate of snacks and drinks including a special vegan platter from Picnic Platters! We had a choice of white or red wine or a La Trappe Tripel; there was a little something for everyone. (more…)
23 November 2022 18:56 / Leave a comment
review by Mala Raman
15 Oct 2022. After quite the hype of the “dream-team” coming back to the theaters, I was curious to see the newest RomCom at the latest tic Friday night movie. An equally curious small group met in the lobby of Pathé to check out the night’s move. We enjoyed chatting a bit and getting acquainted/reacquainted before going into the film.
With the no-fail pair of Julie Roberts and George Clooney, our expectations were high…and we were not disappointed! The interplay of sharp barbs and natural chemistry between the 2 co-stars made for seamless delivery of some great one-liners while paving the way for a deeper story line of love, loss, forgiveness and new beginnings.
Overall it was a light-hearted, fun film that left us with a feel-good optimistic ending and a nice way to end the night.
18 November 2022 18:36 / Leave a comment
Tomorrow morning we’ll meet up again for another yoga morning! For #FlashbackFriday, here’s a look at our Hatha Yoga session from 2019!
13 Apr 2019. by Essi Koskela.
Right before noon on Saturday we gathered near the Spoorzone in Tilburg in the hip-looking studio Sooss, which many of us had been hoping to get a reason for to visit. Amazingly, everybody was on time, and after some review of yoga histories, we moved to the cozy classroom on the second floor, just big enough to host the eight of us. (more…)