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The winter keeps on getting lighter.
The very darkest weeks are over.
I do not need and alarm clock in the morning any more.
So, I wake up a bit more well rested, good for me.
The days are too short. Twenty four hours is not enough. My bicycle is ready to be repaired, having a flat tyre. I did not get to it the day before. Till after midnight I had been working for Lankelma, a sponsor of the mountaineering club Spiff (www.spiff.nl). Those small hours were by force, as I had worked before that at a customer site till eight in the evening. So, after a short night's rest it's now morning, and bike is still there. I fix the tyre, work a bit on the evaluation of the Lankelma website (www.lankelma.nl) and hurry, as soon as the sun rises, to a new working day. As early as six I call it a day, as I'm off for a game of billiards with two old friends.
The game of billiards is a point of rest in a rather hectic week. Holland rushes and rushes, till there is no more time for reflection and contemplation. Will the coming century yield any great philosophers? I fear the worst. The rushing scares me.
My billiard skills are at a extremely low level The balls hardly meet. Well, the game is just an excuses. It's a real joy for three creative spirits to meet. The creative ideas are flying about the table.
The conversation arrives at the subject of E-commerce. Most web sites are far to busy with all kinds of animations and blinking commercials. What cyberspace really needs is a point of rest and that goes for busy work weeks too. Christiaan, the most creative mind of this threesome, came up with a brilliant idea. Wouldn't it be great to buy 'an hour of rest'?
Till next week!
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