Posts Categorized: Life

First Lines: The Great John Green Re-Read Project 2018, Part 1

My current night-time reading project is revisiting all of John Green’s novels in publication order. Since encountering them nine years ago I haven’t gone back, and I wanted to see how they’ve held up. In part one of this probably two-part series, I’ll start with the first three, Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines… Read more »

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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