Just some of the videos I saw this week and found very interesting …
no introduction or preamble needed. just do not pay attention to the offending advertising breaks …
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 !”
Marjan has found a 45 rpm record that she often used in her own youth. The old 60-year-old technique of listening to music still works for the one-year-old granddaughter … she has only been able to walk for a month, but she is now also learning to dance …The Dutch texts of Annie M.G. SchmidtContinue reading “Grandma plays vinyl !”
In this old 1949 film, my grandfather also happens to be in the picture. He knew that the film crew would visit my hometown Vorden and took the opportunity to demonstrate in favor of the state pension. Later the “General Old Age Law” would be introduced by the Drees government. The fragment starts at 24 minutes and 50 seconds (24:50). the next linkContinue reading “J.F. Harwig”
These days I keep thinking about the lyrics of this song , written by a Nobel-prize winner… timeless. “Don’t forget that you are white” and In the following video, the text is more or less interpreted….
Armand sang this about 50 years ago.Still current. His songs are still on my playlist !
Seeing this beautifully made video makes me feel uncomfortable and guilty … and that is the purpose of this artwork … a “must-see” !
It isn’t blues, it isn’t jazz, it isn’t hiphop, …. it is Rory ! Music from my youth
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”
My colleagues Harm and Bram saw me arriving at work in my velomobile and made a video with their mobile phone. Nicely done guys! If I’d known they were recording … I would’ve gone much faster 😉
Watch this discussion and gain insight into the topics you record and the effect on the audience. The most important thing for me was the explanation that starts at 1:42:00 seconds.
I used recumbents for many years for my commuting … a few videos made with simple cameras.