December 29th, 2011
Added 2 video's; one I had forgotten to add after last year's visit to London and one of Emma's choir singing a christmas song 2 weeks ago. You can find them both in my Video Album.

January 23rd, 2011
Went to pick up the photographs of the photo-shoot we did during my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. You can see two pictures of my kids and me in the Photo Album.

September 25th, 2010
Went to see the U2360 show in Brussels with my 2 kids last wednesday. Because my kids were coming along, I didn't have GA tickets but seats instead. So no real close-ups this time, but all the more pictures of the Claw in its full glory. See the results on my U2 page and then click on the U2360 logo that says "2010 My U2 pictures Helsinki & Brussels".

September 18th, 2010
Quick update; added 1 picture to the Kiddies' Photo Album. We were at Laragh's & Bjorn's wedding on September 4th, and the kids looked so sharp! Also, added two nice pictures from last month's holiday to France and a few black & white pictures of Paul Weller's concert in Tivoli (Utrecht) last week in My Gallery.

August 24th, 2010
Came back from a 4-day crash-visit to Helsinki, and boy did I have a fabulous time! I went there with 4 friends, fellow U2-fans to be more precise, to visit two U2 shows. They were two brilliant concerts, and my photo's turned out equally brilliant. See for yourself by going to my U2 page and then click on the U2360 logo that says "2010 My U2 pictures Helsinki & Brussels".

March 2nd, 2010
Put a song online in the U2 / MP3 section. It's a re-recording of a Curtis Mayfield song, "Move On Up". This version is performed by Angelique Kidjo, featuring Bono and John Legend.

February 21st, 2010
Emma gave a stunning performance at her school's annual musicnight. I filmed it and put it on Youtube. You can find it in my Video Album.

December 3rd, 2009
I have a new tattoo on my arm and ready to show it on my website! The design and some pictures can be found in the Tattoos section.
Also, added 2 more pictures from Emma's 11th-birthday-photoshoot. This time, it's 2 pictures of her and me. They can be found in this Photo Album.

November 25th, 2009
Added a few pictures of Emma. They were taken today at her 11th birthday party. She wanted a makeover party with loads of make-up and hairstyling. Elise came in to do the make-up and hairstyling, Ilona did the photography. I took a few pictures myself, three of them can be found in the Kiddies' Photo Album.

August 28th, 2009
Went to Bristol and Cardiff last weekend to see my third U2360 show. You can see the result here (click on the U2360 logo). Next addition will be some holiday pics from Finland. I was there with Emma the first two weeks of August.

July 24th, 2009
Woohoo! Woohoo! Just saw U2 live in the Amsterdam Arena! Not only once but twice this week! First show was a bit of a bummer, didn't like it too much. But the second show rocked. Also, I had a perfect spot during the second show; bang in the middle of the railing at the catwalk. You can see the result here (click on the U2360 logo).

February 18th, 2009
So, 9 days before it's official release here in Holland, U2's new album "No Line On The Horizon" leaked on the internet. On an Australian website connected to Universal. Needless to say I was thrilled to be able to download it today, and since I also managed to get hold of the lyrics, I thought I'd put the lyrics up a.s.a.p. You can find them here.

January 25th, 2009
Uploaded 2 new mp3's. The first is Elbow's version of U2's "Running To Stand Still". And the second is a mix I did on U2's new single "Get On Your Boots", I named my version "JR's Radio Mix". Listen to it and you'll understand the title. Both can be found on this page.

December 21st, 2008
I went to see one of my favourite bands, Claw Boys Claw, in Rotterdam last night. They were performing in WATT (formerly known als NightTown). I decided it was high time I took a camera to a CBC show, the results you can find in My Gallery.

August 31st, 2008
Came back from a lovely holiday in Finland last friday. So I put up a (temporary) page with a selection of my pictures. It can be reached through my photo-album, but you can also click this direct link.

May 8th, 2008
Did some Photoshopping tonight. Took a portrait of both Luka and Emma through the same filters. Both can bee seen in the My Gallery.

March 1st, 2008
Created a mix of Emma reading a poem she wrote with a jazzy tune by the band "Four80East". Check it out on this page...

February 27th, 2008
New video added; Emma and Roel doing some ballroomdancing, to be seen in my Video Album. Also, today both Luka and Emma went to get a new haircut. Both can bee seen in the Photo Album

February 2nd, 2008
Just a quick update because Emma made a beautiful drawing today. Actually, she started it yesterday but finished it today. Go check it out in the Photo Album.

December 22nd, 2007
Today was a very nice, crispy cold, sunny winter's day. In the morning I took a walk around Utrecht, taking my camera along with me. I uploaded two pictures out of the many I took. Check it out in My Gallery.

November 12th, 2007
I uploaded yet another mix, a "historical mix" this time. I called it "MLK's Pride (Free At Last)" and it's 2 of U2's songs which were based on the life and message of Martin Luther King mixed with fragments of Dr. King's speeches. Check it out on this page.

September 3rd, 2007
I uploaded a mix which was in my head for a long time. Now it was time to get it out of my system. Go check it out on my Mix page. Oh yeah; it's New Order vs Kelis vs U2, I titled it "The Blue Milkshake Beach".

August 5th, 2007
Just returned from a very nice, warm and relaxing holiday in Greece. Took the kiddies to Crete (just next to Hersonissos) where we stayed in hotel Chrissi Amoudia for 12 days. You can find some pictues in my Photo Albums.

July 8th, 2007
Thanks to Juul, one of my fellow NU2F (the Dutch U2 forum on members, I discovered a nice little piece of JavaScript/Stylesheet coding. It's used to make pictures pop up in a really smooth and attractive way. So I now use it in all of my Photo Albums. Check it out! Also added a new Mix: The Verve vs Norah Jones.

June 26th, 2007
And finally; the launch of my new website. I used to occupy the address, until the bloody idiots of Planet Internet decided to kick me off their space. Because of their fault (which they acknowledged) something went wrong and I was disconnected from the internet altogether. I spent several months trying to get to talk to someone at their helpdesk with an IQ over 20, but never managed to find anyone fitting that description. Then they started sending me stupid letters.
Anyway, that's when I decided to go for a new domainname;
This gave me a new boost of creativity, so I got rid of a few parts of my old website, and added the new parts of Video Album and Mixes. Enjoy!

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