Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Big Lebowski

In my neighbourhood there is this place where people in psychological need can get some help, or treatment if you want to call it that way. It's not a mental hospital but a place where you go see your shrink. It's a bit funny that they put art on the front that immediately makes you think of somebody jumping off a building. Personally I think it's stupid...

However, on the building I saw this explanation. Sure, it makes sense, but I still think it's stupid.

In the evening I watched The Big Lebowski. This is one scene that makes me laugh so much :-)

Friday, November 30, 2012

A busy day

I had today off. Had stuff to do all over town. When I left I noticed how much they had already taken down from the elderly home that used to be here.

No more elderly there...

I took the tram to the station. There was a cute little doggy.

The clouds were very soft and fluffy. Kinda nice but also threatening.

I went to Gerrit's to wait for a guy who was going to value my car for the insurance. When he was done I took it for a spin to my work because lots of colleagues wanted to see it. After all the talk it was time they saw some proof ;-)

I also did a little photo shoot with my colleague Bjorn and his 2008 Mustang. There's a separate blog post about that here.

After putting the car back in the garage I stopped the engine but when i wanted to get out there was a big concrete pillar right next to my door damnit. When i wanted to move the car the engine wouldn't fire. I tried and I tried but it wouldn't start. I had to leave the car through the other side and leave it like that. Not happy :-(

I had to go home again and drove past Wester markt.

I had a date with the plumber who came to look at some leaking on my bathroom ceiling. It appeared to be from my upstairs neighbour's bathroom. Another plumber will come over Monday morning 8AM now I believe. Yuck.

I believe the neighbours behind me are getting ready to put up scaffolding.

There used to be a piece of concrete here but I like this better.

In the evening I went to Marjolein. I took her out to dinner for her birthday. She likes whipped cream a lot ;-)

Old 'stang new 'stang

On the left is my colleague's 2008 Mustang and on the right is my 1973 Mustang Grande.

I love, love, love this photo.

The new one's got a bigger arse.


Bjorn's. Which, I have to say, is awesome.

2008 - 1973.

And here's a tiny video of my driving off today:

Thanks Henrique! :-)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

The crane ship

This morning when I arrived at work I noticed the crane ship was lifted out of the water a little.

A little higher towards the end of the morning.


Mid afternoon.

And it was all the way up when I went home again.

Pretty awesome structure. It's actually delivered at it's destination by another ship that it sits on. Then the ship lowers and the crane ship maneuvers it's self in place.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The full moon

More early morning construction...

The sky was nice when going home.

I walked to Mulligans after work, there was a beautiful full moon.

I met Ruud and Erik for dinner and drinks. I hadn't seen Erik in years and we laughed a lot. It was great seeing him again. We might do this more often :-)

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The cold-start

Only this morning I noticed that they had made a big hole in the outside wall.

In the evening I went to Gerrit, I needed the mileage of the car for my insurance. Gerrit shot this little video of me cold-starting my new car.

Monday, November 26, 2012

The extension

The base of my neighbours extension is shaping up now.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Happy birthday Marjolein! :-)

I went to Marjolein for her birthday today. My mom gave her this orchid once and it's growing leaves at the top. Bit odd but it's doing well.

Marjolein (right) and her sister (left).

I had a very nice day, it was quite relaxing and nice to see her family again for a bit.