On Saturday June 5th, 2010 I was at Teylers Museum in my hometown Haarlem to attend an interview by publisher Lidewijde Paris with author David Mitchell on the occasion of the launch of the Dutch translation of his latest novel “The thousand autumns of Jacob de Zoet”. The story is set around 1800 on the small artificial Island Dejima (Deshima,… Read more »
On June 4, 2010, the 4th Dutch Library2.0 Happe.Ning event took place in Haarlem. This is a kind of un-conference that is un-organised by different groups of members of the Dutch library 2.0 online social network Bibliotheek2.0. This time the Happe.Ning was un-organised by people from my hometown Haarlem: Wilma, Jan, Peter, Ad, Janneke, Erik-Jan and myself. We work for… Read more »
Last Sunday, first day of spring, March 21 2010, I visited the Dolhuys (“Mad house”) psychiatry museum in my hometown Haarlem, together with 4 people I actually got to know on line. All are working in libraries or information management and all are active on twitter, blogging etc: Wilma, Janneke, Erik-Jan, Peter. Apart from work-related things, we also have social… Read more »
Went to a Claw Boys Claw gig for the second time this year (see Claw Boys Claw Bevrijdingspop Haarlem). This time indoors in Het Patronaat. Great show! I also bought their latest CD “Pajama days“.
KvM2008 – De zwaan Originally uploaded by lukask September 20, 2008: meeting old schoolmates from 1967-1973 in our old School Building in Haarlem See the official website, and my WordPress fansite.
Just visited Bevrijdingspop 2008 Haarlem, and saw a great Claw Boys Claw show, my favourite Dutch band from 1983-1997, now back on stage with a new CD.See the pics on flickr.
On Saturday, March 15, I visited a gig by the band Purplex at the Patronaat pub in Haarlem. The band presented their new cd “The ice above”.The bass player Rikko (second on the left) is one of the guys of our gang of friends from the mid seventies.A nice evening with music and old friends.
Stedelijk Gymnasium Haarlem School hallOriginally uploaded by lukask My son Timo’s school Stedelijk Gymnasium Haarlem today opened the new “old” wing.