Sorry for all the rambling that is to follow, but I need to vent.
In a TIME Magazine interview, American writer John Updike recently said this:
This kind of friendliness toward death, this feeling that it's not such a big deal to kill or die, is after my generation. And you begin to say, Why? There are so many people in the world that I think the notion that you are dispensable begins to catch everywhere. And that also, in an economic situation that seems like a dead end to everybody, li
I am not - NOT! - a soccer fan. But how do you escape the soccer world cup when it takes place right around the corner? The simple answer is: You don't. You can't!
You can't escape it - not in the media, not in stores and shops, nowhere you go. Even if I had tried to lock myself into my room, close the blinds and the windows - the noise from outside still comes in. I don't need my tv to tell you just when Germany scored - or nearly scored - this afternoon. Alright, the German team won, but
This is a great feature. And I thought I might try to use it. It's not like I have anything much to say, but maybe I can use this for all the things that don't seem to fit into any of the official forums. I can't think of anything now, but I am excited to herewith become part of the 'blogosphere'. (I hope that's not an insult.) Besides, with the FIFA Soccer World Championship taking place here over the next weeks, I'll sure have a few things to tell ...
For now, let this be it. And let th