Wednesday, January 30, 2008

You need to row with the oars you have

The above title is a standing expression in my mother tongue, Dutch. It is a 'watery way' from a watery country, to say you need to make do.

Searching Youtube for inland navigation scenes in Siberia, where they have about a milion miles of waterways, I came across this extreme case of making do. It seems there was no tugboat available to pull a pontoon with an excavator on it to a different place...

Monday, January 28, 2008

A Quote

"We only understand 10 percent of the climate issue. That is not enough to wreck the world economy with Kyoto-like measures."
--Henk Tennekes, former research director, Dutch Royal Meteorological Institute

Henk Tennekes
Henk Tennekes

This is not 'gezellig', but this sound needs to be heard against that well-oiled propaganda campaign by Mr Gore, the only person to ever receive a Nobel-prize for presentation skills.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Wedding Craig and Maryssa

The wedding is not half a good explanation for being such an unfaithful blogger, but anyway. Here is a picture of Craig and Maryssa's wedding we attended in South-Africa. Clicking on it leads you to my set of 22 photos of the wedding.


If you prefer, you can go straight to a slide show.