They were both infected as children with a chronic form of the reading bug and have never managed to shake it off. ‘We were eager to share our enthusiasm for literature.’ Hugo did so as a professor of Dutch literature and the general editor of the oldest Flemish magazine DW B. Sigrid was the head of the Passa Porta centre of literature. (RK, apr 2015)
All it takes is one - the right book in the right place and away you go. Boredom is a thing of past now that you have stories at your fingertips. Journeys to embark upon in your imagination. Hugo and his daughter Sigrid Bousset both lead literature-saturated lives.