Socialism becomes cool again !

In Another Now, Yanis Varoufakis and Richard Wolff discuss the current situation in the world. I particularly liked the (auto) biography of Richard Wolff because he never wrote much about it. This conversation made my day … Highly recommended to pour yourself a drink, get something to eat and watch this video for an hourContinue reading “Socialism becomes cool again !”

free sex

“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”

headshot

“Lex de Meester will take a portrait of you on a dyke close to the factory“, said Frank Balkenende.At first, I was not enthusiastic about the idea of seeing my old head on the front page of the newspaper, because I just got out of bed after the night shift.But when I heard that LexContinue reading “headshot”

20 days left

There are 20 days left … and then the Furnace House will be blown up with explosives. Every effort is made to make this as safe as possible. All phosphorus has been removed from the Furnace House, as well as all other hazardous substances. The high part of the building will crash onto the panContinue reading “20 days left”

explanation of law number 7

An explanation of the boy scouts law number 7 in the old boy scouts handbook. Law is written short, clear and powerful. An explanation should be provided for each law. And luckily the old explanation given in this 70-year-old book can also be considered acceptable (in my opinion) in 2020. Of course, it must firstContinue reading “explanation of law number 7”

old books and memories

Fortunately, I still have them, those old scout books. Because of the planned reunion, I read them again. As a result, many memories come to the surface again. It’s been about 50 years ago … times have changed a lot … parenting has changed … pastimes have changed … the media have been renewed …Continue reading “old books and memories”

35 years ago …

The most recent edition of Ligfiets& is on our kitchen table again. It is nice to read the article in which it is recalled that the association was established 35 years ago. A nice photo of a number of people who took the lead at the start of the Dutch recumbent culture.It reminds me ofContinue reading “35 years ago …”

The best in the category “stuff on the kitchen table”

In the “category stuff on the kitchen table”, this is a very special blog post. It is not often that your granddaughter shows her skills right in front of you on the table. For that reason alone it was a special day for me. The temperature of the ice cream was a new experience forContinue reading “The best in the category “stuff on the kitchen table””

velomobile parts

Today I received the improved version of the broken clamps! Thanks to Mark Waters I was able to assemble them today and adjust my bottom bracket again. So tomorrow I will cycle again and from the day after tomorrow plenty of commuters! Mark has made my worldview a little more positive. They still exist …Continue reading “velomobile parts”