All entries for June 2006

June 30, 2006

Offended Lands

...It is so much, so many
tombs, so much martyrdom, so much
galloping of beasts in the stars!
Nothing, not even victory
will erase the terrible hollow of the blood:
nothing, neither the sea nor the passage
of sand and time, nor the geranium flaming
upon the grave.

Pablo Neruda, 1937


Terug naar de basis

Boom

_Laat 2004 op de Universiteit van Warwick._

June 27, 2006

I Had An Awesome Time At Inferno!

Inferno, full MarketplaceA special thanks to everybody who came to Inferno last week Thursday… it was my last night at Warwick & in England for a while to come, my first time up on the Marketplace stage, and I really enjoyed seeing 1,000 pairs of hands up in the air at To Nem Ai!

Wicked everybody, thanks for making Heat a memorable part of my Warwick experience this past year!


Nown Downloadable: Talking About Other People

Writing about web page http://www.myspace.com/thepanama

IF YOU DIDN’T manage to get hold of an exclusive copy of the Panama E.P. (less than 50 were made only!), click your way to our myspace NOW to download the four songs on mp3!

Go go go! And let me know what you think on this blog.


June 19, 2006

Rednax Webpage of A Film Student

Writing about web page http://www.rednax.info

Appeltaart (Rednax)A video with music by Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herrenband; several flyer designs; photographs taken in the Netherlands, France, Greece…

A friend of mine, Xander Bruins, is currently enrolling at the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam. His aspirations in filmmaking have developed over the last view years. An overview of the progress made so far is Rednax, his second website, featuring several funny clips. Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herrenband were said to have been pleased when they saw the video. Have a look and judge for yourself.

http://www.rednax.info


June 16, 2006

Inferno: A Last Heat, Full Union

Heat Week 8 Term 3Heat takes over all 3 rooms in the Union for a one-time-only extravaganza – I N F E R N O

Featuring live performers & entertainers, the “best of” One World Week, Heat DJs past and present, Bhangra Club, Sheesha Room, Arabic Dancers, sumptuous décor to blow your mind, a real party atmosphere and much, much more.

Inferno captures the essence of One World Week, the atmosphere of Heat, the look of Metropolis, all coupled with the excitement a major end of year party. More a Carnival than a Club Night, this is an event most certainly not to be missed.

Tickets are just £6 NUS (advance) and are on sale now. Click here for
online tickets, http://www.sunion.warwick.ac.uk/portal/ents/Default.asp?url=event&event_id=2365, or call Advance on 024 765 72794.

Message from the Union’s Ents Dept., powered by the Heat djs.


June 13, 2006

Pretty Picture

Writing about web page http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/nhudgell/

Photo by N. Hudgell
End of year nostalgia? It is true that I will be leaving England soon and will not be coming back until 2007. It makes my appreciation of the English countryside more direct and urgent, see also a blog entry earlier today. On Nicholas Hudgell’s blog I found a few more very good photos, among which the one above taken in Buckinghamshire.

A Cloud Breaks

Clouds over CoventryClouds over an English landscape!
Over the fields
Dark clouds

That there and there a ray of light
A magical light
Through quiet lanes

There at the border of town
Chestnut leaves thick, green
Then liberation: rain

Translated poem. Unibus, Leamington, 18 May


June 08, 2006

British Peculiarities IV: English Animal Sounds

I’ve recently been made aware of the fact that animals on the British Isles speak a different language than their brethren in the Dutch Low Lands. In fact, in England animals make weird sounds.

Whereas, for example, horse in Holland make the perfectly comprehensible sound “hi-i-i-i-i [indefinite number of iiis]”, their English counterpart is reported to say “nay! nay!”, seemingly indicating there is something they don’t want to happen.

Our pigs make happy and satisfied sounds. They regularly say “knor, knor”. In England, they utter the utterly incomprehensible “oink oink”.

Our ducks say “kwek” or “kwak”. I’m not sure what English ducks would say in similar situations.


June 06, 2006

Ich wil bald heimat

Writing about web page http://www.marcelvaneeden.nl/

Ich wil bald heimat


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