These old friends of ours always cheer us up at this time of the year with their singing and conviviality, despite the cold, despite the darkness and despite the illnesses.
Last night I suddenly woke up to realize that I was making a classic fallacy in my so-called selfie through the bathroom mirror. It is not a selfie, but a registration of the image as I am used to seeing myself. For the rest of the world, it is a mirror image … To make a selfie of that mirror image, I have to mirror theContinue reading “classic fallacy”
Grandchild gets whimsy and needs a short nap, but she doesn’t realize this herself and you can’t explain it to her either. In this situation, grandmother lovingly presses her to her chest and hums a lullaby … always works … It worked so well … that Grandfather almost fell asleep too …
Saint George is a patron saint of scouting. Back in the days when I was still active in the Boy Scouts, we organized a cozy campfire every year where the story of Saint George and the dragon was told and portrayed. This year this turned out not to be possible due to the COVID-19 crisis.Continue reading “Saint George”
“gratis seks ! Bof jij even !” “free sex! lucky you!” Peter van Straaten caught my attention all my life through the beautiful drawings that appeared from him. The drawings themselves are often beautiful because of their simplicity, but the text below makes them both hilarious and philosophical … Try to cover the text rightContinue reading “free sex”
The nicest and most honest video about the atmosphere in the furnace house at Thermphos that I know … it has been compiled by Dave Groeneveld aka Dave Feijenoord … all credit goes to him …
The moment the joker feels compelled to play the philosopher openly, it becomes interesting … … and hopefully our eyes will open …
I wanted to photograph a performance by an old colleague, Mario, who would perform on the Afrikaanderplein in Rotterdam. But apparently, I was too late (he had already left the stage when I arrived), so I decided to make a few “street photos” at Afrikaanderplein. And Mario, ….. Well, maybe I can make photos ofContinue reading “Afrikaanderplein, Rotterdam”
old navigation technology on the dashboard
Frank had already foreseen it … and showed it in this picture. There is a high probability that the wooden box is no longer recognized as a television by the youth …
I often consider memes have the same function as photos … they tell more than a thousand words. During discussions on climate change and energy transition that I have with friends and colleagues, I often think of memes I’ve seen. It strikes me that the meaning of words and concepts is slowly but surely changing.Continue reading “the changing climate”
Occasionally I read “my favorite quotes”-page …. it keeps me sharp ! Like this one : A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, giveContinue reading “Quote”
Paradigm first appeared in English in the 1400s, meaning “an example or pattern,” and it still bears this meaning today: Their company is a paradigm of the small high-tech firms that have recently sprung up in this area. For nearly 400 years paradigm has also been applied to the patterns of inflections that are usedContinue reading “paradigma”
tryouts to register a “bad hairday” … I only used the existing light
On the clothes you recognize how the paradigms are interwoven … Intelligence does not ensure independence … Culture is stronger than intellect …Unfortunately.