In 2016 I moved this blog from my own CMS over to WordPress. But seeing what a pain it actually is to keep it all updated, I decided to move to a static site generator.
I was reading some stories (don’t ask my where anymore – might have been on reddit or Lifehacker) about silicone sponges to replace (the often gross) disposable sponges we used in the kitchen. Sounded like a great idea – something that you don’t need to throw away, that doesn’t become a bacterial warzone, durable.. but after trying it out I’ll be going back to the disposables.
“Why did you become a vegetarian?” – It’s one of those questions I get asked fairly frequently, when it comes to food choices / eating habits. I recently had the question again, at work – I’ve changed jobs recently, and it came up during a discussion. I guess it’s a good question, as not everyone has the same reasons.
I finally decided to retire my custom-written CMS (wrote it back in 2003, when I had more free time), which – while obviously fantastic, super advanced, and capable of making coffee for you – had some drawbacks. Mostly being that it was a pain to use and update content with.
In yearly tradition..
It was about time to update the theme here a bit… so welcome to the new look ;)
Hope your dreams, wishes and all that may come true, or closer to the actual truth.
Happy newyear and may all your wishes/dreams/… come true! (except those that I don’t like. Seriously. :p)
Yes, I’ll be going to FOSDEM 2010!
Well, happy newyears to all of you! May your wishes/desires/hopes/ come true!
Short summary of what I’ve been busy with:
… see? Even WordPress thinks so.
I’m just extremely busy lately – mostly preparing for moving to a new place.
A good friend of mine introduced me to a new game: World Of Goo!
It’s that time of the year again, where we all are (supposed to be) happy, cheery, exchange gifts, blabla you know, what not :p
Nicked from Diana’s blog, here’s my list of 27 things that you couldn’t care less about. Oh, and about xmess too. Or christmas. Whatever you want to call it.
My pirate name is: Black Jack Flint Like anyone confronted with the harshness of robbery on the high seas, you can be pessimistic at times. Like the rock flint, you’re hard and sharp. But, also like flint, you’re easily chipped, and sparky. Arr! Get your own pirate name from piratequiz.com. </div>
Since last weekend I’ve been stuck with a nasty cold, reaching climax on wednesday when I bailed work at noon and went to the doctor. Sickleave until friday, and some painkiller (perdolan) and a coughsirup (mjummm.. not!)
Yay. Soon it’ll be Aalst Carnaval, a so-called cultural feast. I rather call it a drunkfest, since there’s actually very little culture and loads of drinking going on.
The Belgian National Railways (known as NMBS/SNCB) really totally suck. Completely and utterly.
An update after my previous ISP post:
Go Belgium, with our super-duper hyper-effecient roads:
Well, new year 2008 all!
In Belgium, if you want to get somewhere on time – don’t take the train.
|Merry (x||newton||christ||…)mas and happy newyears!|
Depending on what you (don’t) believe, today is Xmas, Christmas or newtonmas. Or even something completely different, if you want it to be!
We got our xmas tree! (and the obligatory decorations, and lamps, ofcourse!)
(Comic © http://www.xkcd.com) Too true too often…
I’ve often wondered why people insist on letting their cars run when:
Take the test here. Nothing new there ;) Tho I play little games these days…
Feliz Cumpleaños Cariño Diana!
No christmas stuff before december 15th!
Today is Blog Action Day, to bring awareness about the environment and the problems that we (human beans_^W_beings) are causing.
I’ve been cleaning up a bit.. and finally decided to check/sort all my empty cd boxes I had lying about.
I’m teh Cool Nerd King! Bow to me! ;)
We’ve (well, my parents really) have had some Zebra Finches for a while. They never really did any real breeding, but last time they seemed more serious about the matter. And yes, we got ourselfs some little birds!
In june 2006 I switched from the cable provider Telenet (Expressnet) to the ADSL/hosting provider Schedom / Dommel (Netconnect). I can’t say I’ve been sorry.
After all the hipe that’s being created around the virtual online game Second Life, I decided to give it a quick spin. Quick being very quick here, since after around 30 minutes I bailed out and deleted the game.
A while back (basically, in december) I decided to sell my Cisco Catalyst C2924-XL switch on eBay. Since I’ve done plenty of auctions before there, no problem! So, the item got sold to someone from the EasyHost company. Fine by me, I don’t really care who buys my stuff, as long as they follow up ;)
I saw it from my SO’s site, so I’m gonna include it here!
Is it a plane? A bird! No! It’s a spinningwheel!
Hmmm.. what can I say, after being ‘away’ for this long :) I just didn’t know what to post, or didn’t think of it usually.
Have fun on this eve and the rest of the year!
Feliz Cumpleaños Cariño Diana!
Well, I’ve been to Spain, came back in the meanwhile… (unfortunately.. I wanna stay there longer…)
I was talking a while back about them gifts…
What have I been doing the last times… well…
As you might have (not) noticed, I’ve migrated this blog from using sphpblog to WordPress.. It seems a lot more maintained, and well, it’s nicer overall :)
I’m going to Spaaaaaaaaaiiiiiiiiin again to see my girl on the 27th of May!
Okay, I added some more of our recipes to the recipe book. Totalling 341 recipes \o/ ;p
Diana (my lovely girlfriend) and I decided to put up a shared website, under the nick we use on IRC when we’re together.
Well, what can I say? Best of wishes to everyone for 2005, and hopefully less violence/war/stupidity/suffering in the world.. Tho we really didn’t start of well, with the disaster that happened (and the medical disaster that’s starting to happen now) in the middle east with the Tsunami.. I hope that solutions are worked out quickly to make sure the needs get resolved…
Feliz cumpleaños cariño!
1st of December, month of snow, christmas, and togetherness…
Counting down yet again… The days that we are apart are long.. and the time we spend together seems to last an eternity… So well, until the 28th of october this time…
I’ve often wondered if there’s a point to so many things we do, we say, we see. More than once I’ve come to conclude that many things we do are just for the masses, for the appeasing of the public that surrounds us. Looks are everything, who gives a flying fuck about the person underneath these days?