First and foremost, this year isn’t really providing stories to tell. While I love the book I’m reading (Tales by HP Lovecraft), I’m just not getting through it. Usually, I only read before going to sleep, and at the glacial pace the stories unfold, you get there very fast. I have not been struck by… Read more »
Monthly Archives: January 2008
About eight years ago, I was in need of a new alias . The nickname I was using until then was easily misunderstood, quite lame and, for the lack of a better description, totally ‘not me’. After test driving some options — including the über-lame ‘Free Willy’ — I finally came across the one I… Read more »
Age, they say, is nothing but a number. As of today, the number is 28. And since presents seem to be an integral part of the whole birthday-shenanigans, here you go.
Every year, I have the same problem: people ask me what I would like for my birthday. Every year, I’d be damned if I knew. Indeed, it’s a luxury problem and hardly worth breaking my pretty head over. I just take it as an indicator that I’m not doing too bad at all. And that’s… Read more »
Earlier tonight, I was watching the documentary Als we het zouden weten. It’s about the neonatology department of the UMC Groningen — the intensive care for children that are born too early — and the decisions and questions about life and death they have to face there. Can we decide for a very small child… Read more »