Category: "Life"

New look for HelloLiefje

The beginning of the 2011 – 2012 school year is coming closer and for the event, I’ve decided to update the look of HelloLiefje.com. Things are still a bit under construction so if you encounter any errors, please let me know. Furthermore, there was an issue with the previous theme that people using ie9 would […]

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Christchurch Earthquake – how to help

On Tuesday 22 February, the city of Christchurch, New Zealand was hit by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake. While it was “less strong” than the one that hit previously, it was closer to the surface and it caused a shitload of damage. Since it happened in the middle of the day, many people were in the […]

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See you in Hannover!

I’m so excited to be able to announce that I will be going to CeBit to do some “field reporting” for the IEM World Finals! The tournament promises many exciting matches in CS, SC2 and of course, Quake Live. The players are competing for a prize purse of $145,000. You can view a quick preview […]

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Happy New Year!

I know I’m almost 2 weeks late but my site has been pretty neglected since I started University and i’d like to apologize for that. It’s been a pretty sour 2011 so far!! We got plonked right back into the swing of things at school after 2 short weeks off, and next week exams start. […]

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Life lessons from nerdy gamers

It’s not often that people outside of the competitive gaming world open their minds to gaming and what it may bring to life. A 54-year-old woman with a Ph.D. in metaphysics and a MA in religious studies has decided to “learn from her kids”, one of which happens to be a gamer – a Day9 […]

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Diablo 2 cow run IRL

For Week 6 of the Alienware Challenge: The contestants need to create a video reenactment of the most memorable gaming scene in their life. They need to think about what is the most memorable gaming scene they have witnessed and reenact it on video. This challenge has two parts. Part one is the creation and […]

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Vlog: ESWC revisited

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lol @ google analytics

Most people with a website today use google analytics to keep track of their traffic, stats etc etc. For a long time, I have been battling with google users for the top search terms that bring them to my site. The reason this battle started was because once upon a time I wrote a blog […]

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NZ: The little nation that could

When New Zealand played their final match in the World Cup yesterday, many people were disappointed that they didn’t make it through the group. Why? Not me. I couldn’t be more proud of the All Whites and their first World Cup performance since 1982. Yes, I wasn’t even born to see the last time they […]

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Relocation to Rotterdam

First of all i’d like to issue a huge apology on the lack of updates of my website recently. This has been due to a relocation from Cologne (Köln), Germany to Rotterdam, Netherlands. I haven’t had internet for over a week (although 1 week connection time for internet is GREAT… I had to wait 5 […]

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