June 2009

The Earth Debate: Part 1

Monday, June 29, 2009 // 3 Comments

(note: Paul Krugman said more-or-less the same thing as I am about to do so in his NY Times Column this morning) The trouble with the Earth, is that it is our home. Because [more...]

Teaser Trailer

Monday, June 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

Today was the start of “zomerijs” (which you might have probably guessed to mean “summer ice” in Dutch) for our team. I didn’t expect [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...]

Team Totally Oarsome

Friday, June 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Amsterdam Team Totally Awesome, along with the national skeeler squad for the Netherlands spent the day rowing coxed fours in Amsterdam forest. The session was the final [more...]

Star Trek

Monday, June 8, 2009 // 2 Comments

The new Star Trek film is not a standard Star Trek film. While possessing of a wealth of references to older Star Trek canon, it is not a film which requires any amount of [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...]


Monday, June 1, 2009 // 2 Comments

Heerenveen Several days ago, a new wooden floor arrived from the US with the purpose of enriching the experience of inline speed skating training in the Netherlands. Four [more...]