U2 haven’t even released the

U2 haven’t even released the song yet and it’s been covered: ‘Mnemonic’ have posted their version of ‘Ground beneath her feet’ (lyrics by Bono & Salman Rushdie) on their website, as part of a ‘university research project about music distribution on the internet.’ I think it’s just a cheap way to get some press.

Got tired of putting it

Got tired of putting it off. Prolific v2.0 is go. This looks kind of good in MSIE, and kind of not as good in Netscape 4. You win some, you lose some. Just thought I’d give that css thing a try. Don’t bother looking at the source, it’s a mess. The picture? That’s the view from my house in Amsterdam-Oost.

O painter who painted me

O painter who painted me – Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958)

(Translated by Eloise Roach)


O painter who painted me

in this vague tableau of life

so well, that I almost seem

to be real; Oh paint me

again, and badly, so that I

may seem unreal.

Tonie wonders where the Dutch

Tonie wonders where the Dutch women are? Why aren’ t they weblogging? Is weblogging not ‘useful’ enough? Anyway, I’m here, I’m logging and I count for ten. So there.


Women want tall men? No thanks, I’m not going to spend the rest of my life looking up to someone till my neck hurts.