February 8, 2002, 16:28pm. MaxiMadness page done. Now I can go drink beer.

February 8, 2002, 12:34pm. Why do Dutch people think it’s acceptable to talk about someone in Dutch when they’re a) right there and b) understand enough Dutch to know it’s happening? My cow-orkers spent half of lunch discussing the fact that I eat fish but not meat (in Dutch, of course). The fact that they have no vegetarian food I could eat instead doesn’t bother them, but they probably think that dry bread and cheese is a perfectly fine option for lunch five days a week.

lol! I can’t figure out who on earth this is about, but it’s a nice story about a trip to Amsterdam if you don’t mind MS Comic Sans (which, of course, you do, having enough taste to read this page).

February 8, 2002. US Government applies Geneva Convention to white prisoners. Well, that’s not what it says, but it might as well.

You can bet I’ll be doing this IQ/salary quiz.

Google has decided overnight that I need google.nl instead of google.com when I type ‘google.com’. Gee, thanks, google, I never thought of it that way before!

What I’m working on today: MaxiMadness – a page about the mechandising frenzy that was the wedding of Willem and Maxima.

Leaked Milosevic bugs have a funny side: Mr Clinton “must have hid in the plane toilet” so that [Madeleine Albright] could not overhear [him calling Milosevic]”

I’m thinking of heading to Eindhoven on Sunday to check out the carnival.

Would you apply for this job?

“It is Saturday afternoon and I have just had the worst flight back from Holland (gale force winds made our plane bounce around like Pammy Anderson on a space hopper). Anyway I have returned to this beaut of a job. I need a majorly good IT and Internet guru who wants to be a Manager of a growing dept – u will be resp for supporting the Europa wide E-business team (sounds good dunnit?) U need to very exp in Microsoft Web goodies (IIS, ASP – that sort of thing). Job spec very in depth so call now.”