Marlies Veenhof spent ten years as a Dutch primary school teacher. She studied communication, Dutch, speech therapy and education at university, and has spent time abroad teaching English as a second language. Marlies lives in Heemstede with her husband Enno and their three children.
Jane Archer-Wilms studied English at university before becoming an English and Drama teacher. After teaching in England and Germany, she worked for nine years at The British School in The Netherlands. Jane lives with her husband Mattijs and their three sons in Aerdenhout.