The run pacer

This is preEetTty awesome!

I had this project in mind for a while but I could never find the time for it. Now that I did, I am regretting I did not do it before because it is soOoOo cool! I put together a couple of SoX commands to add a metronome tempo to some of the music I listen to while I am doing long runs. Are you wondering WHY or HOW? Read on!
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The run pacer

Moka

I wrote this text for my Dutch class. The assignment was to write a text describing a personal experience including some research. It was not meant to be a psychoanalysis session: no research on the personal experience itself. In some sense, the assignment was to write a report, such as a visit to a city, including details on the city’s history, or something along those lines. Recently, I did not visit a city of which I would have like to deepen into its history, art extravaganza or whatnot. However, last week-end I cleaned our moka, the essential coffee percolator in every Italian household. The moka was the perfect subject for this (Dutch-writing) assignment.
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Moka

L’alluce

I wrote this short story for the dutch newspaper NRC. The newspaper prints 120-words long stories from its readers every day. The stories are called ‘ikje’ (‘ik’ stands for I and ‘je’ is what the Dutch people uses for making a word cute). An one ‘ikje’, most of the time, readers tell funny anecdotes they experienced. Since sometimes the story published by the newspaper are poor, I thought to write a short story about one of my little girl’s pearls, in dutch. Continue reading “L’alluce”

L’alluce

Is peer-to-peer lending profitable? My experience

In the summer of 2014 I started a peer-to-peer lending (P2PL) adventure as an alternative way of investing since the rent on saving accounts was between 0 and 1%. I decided to give a try to P2PL after reading 1) an article on a Dutch newspaper and 2) some blogs with positive experiences Continue reading “Is peer-to-peer lending profitable? My experience”

Is peer-to-peer lending profitable? My experience