Posts Categorized: Life

First Lines: Zilvertand / Weerwolvenbos

Last year, I read two of Paul van Loon’s Dolfje Weerwolfje books. As the others have since returned from a loan, I read those as well. Not to sound too much like an old man, but I guess I was too old for them. The first two were loads of fun, as I never read… Read more »

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30 Day Song Challenge #14

Day 14: a song you’d love to be played at your wedding. Claudia de Breij — Mag ik dan bij jou There’s a thin line between being emotionally invested in what you’re singing, and drenching it in pathos. Covers of Claudia de Breij’s “Mag ik dan bij jou” almost always cross that line. Which, is… Read more »

What-d’ya-call-‘ems

Since I do not really believe in the concept of New Year’s Resolutions (“This year, I am going to…”), here is a list of things that I won’t mind happening this year. Read more. Write more. Eat better food. See more shows, bands, movies, what-have-you, out in the real world. Get back in some sort… Read more »

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2017 in Review

2017 was the year in which we managed to see the first two shows of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell — The Musical, bought a house in the center of Amersfoort, went on a holiday to Florence and Rome (with trips to Venice and Pisa) in the middle of a heat wave so bad… Read more »

We’ll Never Be as Young as We Are Right Now (XIV)

Don’t let your dreams get all rusty Keep on using them as hard as you can The night is so much darker than it has any right to be Don’t let it all get away from you Don’t let it slip through your hands (and) Blessed are the lovers who’ll inherit the Earth Blessed are… Read more »