It seems like I keep redesigning my site. After some experimenting with popular static site generators like Jekyll and Octopress I switched to a relative newcomer, Hugo.

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Last sunday my father passed away. He was only 68 years old and suffered from leukaemia. Although responding well to his last treatment, he was to weakened to fight off the complications.

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I thought it would be a good idea to list my goals for 2015. This may very well be the least interesting post from a reader's perspective but consider it more as mental note and checklist for me. By writing my goals down I hope to force myself not to forget them by the end of January.

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It’s a new year, which means it’s a fresh start for you and me to finally get around our new year’s resolutions. Among mine is to breathe life in the ol' blog again by posting more than I did the last 2 years[^1]. One of the things I hope to document on this site is my own use of technology, so I guess this could be the start of a long series of posts. Let's start with my choice of blogging platform, Octopress.

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Tuesday january 13th marks a decade. That day it will be exactly 10 years since I started a website called “Nunc est Bibendum” at koencolpaert.be. To celebrate this tenth anniversary I’m launching a new design.

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Since I picked up photography a couple of years ago it was most of the time digital. Two years ago I decided to enroll in an art academy class and this kindled my interest in analog photography. There is something magical about the process of loading different film types, making the exposure and composition, hitting the shutter button... that is way beyond simple nostalgia. There is no preview screen, no instant gratification of the shot. Sometimes you have to wait days, weeks or even months to develop your film and see the result.

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Every once and a while you encounter that perfect explore; a combination of research, danger of getting caught, difficulty to enter and perfect decay. Prison 15H was all that, and then some more.

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I've always been interested in history and a few years back I started my own genealogy research. One of my ancestors was a soldier in the Great War. This is his story.

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When I bought my Kindle e-reader I promised myself to read more books. Keeping up to that promise I compiled a list of all the books I've read so far.

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Yes! Just received notification of my Boss's approval to attend the Cognos Forum.

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