Posts Categorized: Life

Seen Live: BLØF at Ziggo Dome

This year, BLØF exists twenty years. To mark that occasion, there was a biography, a new best-of album, and, to top it off, a big show. And when I say big, I mean big. It was at the new Ziggo Dome venue in Amsterdam, which was sold out. That’s 17,000 people. The production and light… Read more »

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Seen Live: Roosbeef

The first time I heard Roosbeef was, strangely enough, on the radio. I remember it like this: back in 2008, I was still listening to the radio at work, and Rob Stenders had discovered this band that had a song he just had to play. That song, Onder invloed by Roosbeef, wasn’t exactly radio-friendly, and… Read more »

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So I Got Myself an eReader

With my new apartment, the size of my bookcase has more than doubled. Which is a good thing, because the old setup was totally overcrowded. Still, if I keep on acquiring books like I do now, it is sure to overflow again. So, despite still having some fifteen books waiting to be read, I bought… Read more »

First Lines: The Fifth Elephant

The Fifth Elephant is the twelfth Discworld novel I read, and my first foray into The Watch series. (Due to it’s size, Terry Pratchett’s Discworld-series could seem daunting to the uninitiated. It was to me. I started with the first few in chronological order, which drove me to the brink of giving up. When I… Read more »