Category: Personal

Lourien going abroad

Temporary migration seems to be hot nowadays! After Guy leaving for China for 6 months, another friend of mine is going abroad: Lourien is about to embarque on a journey to and in Australia. She’s going backpacking for 6 months with her best friend and neighbor Saskia. They’ll be touring the country visiting all big cities and generally doing what

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Simple text search in PHP

To search my music-collection via my browser, I’m currently browsing and searching my webbased interface with the browser itself. I head my Firefox to http://fileserver/music/, and I get the FancyIndexed list of music on the M-partition. As this list is growing to be quite large nowadays, I can still search for albums by ctrl-f’ing to my desired destination; yet this

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New header images

As many of you would have noticed, almost directly after changing my layout, I also changed the default image at the top. I made a list of header-images, for you all to gleam upon without you having to f5 20-ish times before all headers would have taken their turn at the top. So: enjoy! I will be adding some more

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Sad news

This morning, my former boss in Hoogvliet tried to call me but could’t reach me, so he left an urgent message for me to call him back. As he refused to say to my parents what it was about, they feared the worst: something really bad had happened to someone I knew. I got back a short while later to

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A warm welcome

As many of you know, I’m currently doing an internship at Ordina since the last week of July. To my great surprise, I found a note yesterday stating I could collect a bouquet delivered for a mr. Tijhof. Curious as I was, I went to our neighbours to retrieve the flowers only to find out they were sent for me!

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Back in town

Right, after a very refreshing two-week stay at some tiny town in Austria, I’ve learned quite a few things about the place, and the very first would be: Internet is not something the Austrians would consider a necessity. During my twitching and eye-twisting my girlfriend tried to distract my attention from the lack of internet-access to more relaxing things like

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Holidays

This time of year, it seems a lot of people are taking a few days off to go some place the sun always shines. Turkey, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Egypt are popular destinations, as is France for most Dutchies. Next week, I’m also AWOL, I’m going to Austria with my girlfriend to breathe in some healthy and fresh mountain air,

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Summertime

Although the astronomical summer already a few weeks there is, we haven’t noticed anything. Our weather could very well be the same as during the Spring, or even Autumn. Yesterday, I’ve been witnessing quite some downpoor here at nieuwegein, and we will not even start about last Monday… The one thing that reminds us of the fact it should be

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Temporarily busy

Yes, my life being a student does have it’s rough edges from time to time. After getting graded an 8 for our seminar-document (which is kind of depressing considering the good comments we received during the seminar, and the bulky document we’ve come up with. I know, quantity is not quality, but we’ve tried to be as complete as we

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