Born Dutch, but raised, educated and living in Belgium.
As a fledgling geeky nerd in The '80s, I was raised on copious amounts of Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica (1978), Buck Rogers, Blake's 7, Knight Rider, The Real Ghostbusters, and more 70s and 80s goodies while trying to make X-Wings and TIE Fighters out of Classic LEGO Space or playing Elite on our Commodore 64 and dreaming of becoming a palaeontologist.
Then The '90s came along and I actually had to work for a living while studying. I actually managed to become that evolutionary biologist but Real Life and the need to maintain a family forced me to throw my lot in with the Corrupt Corporate Executives and become a wage slave. I never got any less geeky or nerdy though.
In the meantime I've been divorced (unrelated to the time spent here) but the rent needs to be paid, so what's a man to do? The free time I have now, I mostly fill with copious amounts of boardgames, fantasy, Sci Fi and troperiffic series.
Pages I've launched
- Abbey Road Crossing
- Actually Quite Catchy
- Instant Web Hit
- Sound Defect
- You Answered Your Own Question
- You Didn't See That
How TV Tropes has Enriched My Life
- Buffy Season 8 and Angel Season 6 (I had given up on the original comics when Seasonal Rot set in)
- The Dragon Prince
- Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
- El Goonish Shive
- Girl Genius
- Kill la Kill
- The Princess Bride
- Web Animation/RWBY
- Schlock Mercenary
- Lanfeust Of Troy and related series
- Largo Winch
- The Discworld series
- Harry Potter
- Star Wars Expanded Universe