Hi there and welcome! Thank you for visiting my personal little blog here on the wonderful interwebz. Thanks even more for opening this page you’re looking at right now. My name is André and I live in the Netherlands. I’m in my early 40s, but don’t feel like my age at all. Some people even say that I don’t act like my age either, but I don’t really care about that. It’s actually my intention to never fully become an adult. Why would anybody want to do that?

At this moment in my life I don’t have a lot of responsibilities, and I’m fine with that, because this means that I have enough time for all the things that I want to do. One of these things used to be to spend huge amounts of time in an online multiplayer game called World of Warcraft. But I’ve been clean since September 2019, and so now I am officially an addict in recovery of a World of Warcraft addiction. Not playing WoW anymore gave me back loads of time that I can now invest in to other things.

I think that I’m not far off when I say that almost all of it nowadays goes into 3D modelling and learning how to become better in it. I also love to mess around with computer related things in my home-lab, that is starting to look more and more like an in-home data center. The amounts of money I spend on my energy bill have become ridiculous, so I should really try to reduce it. Also, since 2019 I have a new hobby and that is to build things in 3D with an awesome free app called Blender.

I’m always working on something, or some things in fact. I have a very long, never-ending to-do list of things I still want to do. Some projects work out great, and other projects are important lessons to me through trial and error. I’m a huge, typical nerd, or rather a geek when it comes to computers and I can have long conversations about the subject with other geeks.

What else can I say? Oh yes! I have a very old cat. She listens to the name Miss Poes. In my language, that name has a funny double meaning, but I’m not going to try to explain that. She used to have her own Facebook page, but those bastards removed it. I’m a huge fan of penguins, and I have no idea why. I just love everything about them. It’s really silly.

My profession has always been in ICT. Mostly support and a bit of engineering. No top, high paid jobs since I don’t have the papers to show all the things I have mastered. But, currently I am without a job so who cares anyway. Being without a job gives me the time to improve on my skills in 3D modelling, so hopefully one day I can make this my new profession. I also try to invest time in my DJing skills and should really put more effort in to that, and I will, soon, or some day. All in good time, I suppose. That’s about all I can think of right now that I want to share here.

To finish it off, here are a couple of random words that are meaningful for me in no particular order: Pizza, friends, movies, cats, listening to music, penguins, making music, games, Ubuntu, love, the universe, internet, beer, the 90s, freedom, TV-shows, technology, food, hardcore, the meaning of life, parents, alcohol, Linux, sex, drugs, family, House music, the 80s, happiness, wine, party, depression, life, death, and of course unicorns. Although nowadays, I’m not so much into unicorns anymore. Actually, let’s skip the unicorns. Just forget I mentioned those. Uniwhat?