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I'm a British mathematician, been in the Netherlands for 35 years ("chercher la femme"). Recently became a double proud grandfather. Have a compulsion, but it's not secret, to want to correct miscarriages of justice involving abuse of science, see Dhamaka's plea

THE 9-11 was my 50th birthday. That's why I use it in my internet name, but English fashion, 11-9. The other part is my surname.

No-one ever expects the Spanish Inquisition

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klein geluk - jong geluk

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L-R: David, Lizeta and Paul (my grandson, daughter-in-law, eldest son)

The text means "small happiness, young happiness"
18th Jul 2007, 17:07   | tags:,,,


Dhamaka says:


18th Jul 2007, 17:10

gill1109 says:

Thanks! Aren't they beautiful? My daughter-in-law's from Crete. My son is half English half Dutch (and that half Dutch is quarter German among other things). A melting pot.

18th Jul 2007, 17:13

Dhamaka says:

I'm sure you're very proud of them and yes, they are all beautiful. Your grandson looks very, very young there!

Europe is a wonderful melting pot for nationalities - long may it continue!

18th Jul 2007, 18:26

gill1109 says:

my grandson is about five weeks old now, in the picture he is four days old

18th Jul 2007, 18:32

swamprose says:

congratulations. you are in for some wonderful times.

19th Jul 2007, 12:12

factotum says:

Congratulations! and welcome to Moblog!

19th Jul 2007, 13:47

gill1109 says:

I love your raspberry, factotum

20th Jul 2007, 11:10

JokerXL says:

Congrats to all!
This picture just oozes happyness.

28th Jul 2007, 19:21

MaggieD says:

Wow, what a lovely pic to start your Moblog with :)

29th Jul 2007, 17:40

gill1109 says:

"klein geluk" or "small happiness" is a Dutch phrase for those little things in life which make you happy, which are the _real_ things, the things which count, of course. But which we tend to forget.

"jong geluk" or "young happiness" usually is used to refer to young people just fallen in love.

So I use both phrases with double meanings.

30th Jul 2007, 14:21