Yesterday I flew into London with Mel, Jem, Jan and John. They were all visiting me in Amsterdam over the weekend, Jan and John on their own World Tour, Mel and Jem because there was a long weekend in the UK. We all had a good time, with some tasty meals, tasty drinks and memorable… Continue reading Amsterdam to London
van Frans Bauer Jalalalala, jalalalalaIk kwam jou tegen oheo,jij was verlegen oheo.Loop nu al dagen oheo,want ik wil je wat vragen oheo. Heb je even voor mij,maak wat tijd voor me vrij.Ieder uur van de dag denk ik steeds aan jouw lach alleen jij maakt me blij. Heb je even voor mij,maak wat tijd voor… Continue reading heb je even voor mij
Tonight someone was speaking to me in Dutch and I didn’t realise it. I just understood as if they were speaking English. So I had “the moment” on one of my last nights in Amsterdam. Oh! Cruel fate, why do you mock me? I will really miss this city. There is so much that I… Continue reading Like rain on your wedding day*
Now playing: Jane’s Addiction – Been Caught Stealing (Remix) …has the best stereo intro of any song. Please note that I am referring to the remix from the “Live and rare” album.
Last night Kirsten sat down and announced that she was breaking up with me. The reason given was that we have different priorities for the future: I intend to someday have a family, she does not. Whilst I agree with that assessment, I would have preferred a different solution (i.e. doing it my way). The… Continue reading Welkom bij Dumpsdorp, populatie: mij
On Friday night we left for Italy with Marcel and Sharon, two of our friends who had invited us to their holiday house on Lago Maggiore in northern Italy. Marcel had just taken delivery of a new BMW and was quite keen to test it on the autobahns in Germany, so that is the route… Continue reading Lago Maggiore, Italy
I come from a country where businesses want you to give them money. In many cases, the purpose of a business is to get money from people. A different philosophy is used in the Netherlands. The purpose of businesses here is solely to employ people, and those people are employed to say “that is not… Continue reading dat kan niet, yet again
Daft Punk Homework Tool Ænima Jane’s Addiction Nothing’s Shocking Sugar Ray + Phil Smart Sabotage Mission One + Two Radiohead OK Computer Various Rebirth of Cool Phive Beastie Boys Paul’s Boutique The Avalanches Since I Left You Faith No More Angel Dust Leftfield Leftism List is subject to change depending on mood, stars, etc. Now… Continue reading Ten Classic Albums