The Myth of Ready

Saturday, October 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

Are you ready? Of course you aren’t. Who knows what the future holds? You certainly don’t. [more...]

The Situation

Friday, August 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

My life isn’t exactly a shining example of what people imagine as being “normal”, but in recent times it has made the transition from being simply [more...]


Wednesday, September 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

“The only unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain”, so said John F. Kennedy once. Every now and then, one passes through an anniversary [more...]

Reflections on Racing

Sunday, August 9, 2009 // 1 Comment

Yesterday was the end of “zomerijs”. Zomerijs is the curious practice of opening the ice track at Heerenveen for three weeks in the middle of summer. Obviously, [more...]

From One Castle To Another

Monday, June 15, 2009 // 3 Comments

Heerenveen The team has recently moved into our latest, and (hopefully) most permanent accommodation yet – flat oranjewoud. This move has caused me to reflect on my [more...]

It changed my life

Thursday, June 4, 2009 // 2 Comments

Jeff Widener/Associated Press June 4th 1989 is a date that will forever be remembered in infamy in history. It was the day that the Chinese government cracked down violently [more...]

25 Random Things

Thursday, February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

This is a facebook meme; one of the few that I took the time to actually do. I thought I would include it on the site because it actually says something about me (not like [more...]

So… I’ve been 27 for a week

Friday, December 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

I thought I’d wait a week so that the fact that I’m older really had time to sink in. How does it feel to be older? Well, it doesn’t feel very different [more...]


Monday, December 31, 2007 // 0 Comments

I weathered the storm of the previous year and in some good company I was here found to welcome January without a fear My feet finally returned to solid ground from abstract [more...]