International Women's Contact Utrecht


After four years of IWCU Halloween parties, I’ve really come to love Halloween. With no party this weekend to look forward to, I’ve decided to make our own Halloween fun at home. If you're like me and have nothing prepared, here are a few tips for some last minute Halloween fun at home.

This past Sunday would have been our annual IWCU Easter egg hunt. It’s one of four annual events that are geared towards members and their families. We have our Easter egg hunt, summer BBQ, Halloween party, and Christmas party. For me, the Easter egg hunt is definitely a favourite.

Do you want to enliven your soul, release your fears and let yourself loose? Dance may be what you’re looking for. I'd like to share with you why it's more than just a great physical activity or art form to pursue. Here are my top 10 reasons to dance!

There’s a beautiful story by AS Byatt about an ice princess who is courted by a number of suitors. The one who captures her heart has made her a sparkling gift of an ice castle and so she agrees to marry him. But the ice castle is made of glass, and glass is made of melted sand, and sand comes from burning hot deserts. She becomes a prisoner in the only safe place you can keep such a person in this environment: deep within the mountain. Even the prince’s passion burns her. It’s a stunning story, and ever since I read it I have never looked at glass the same way.