First post!

Some of you may have noticed I've not been using Drupal for my personal website. Some of those have been pestering me about it for over three years. Worse. Some have gone as far as making bets as when I would convert my personal website to Drupal. Well, it took me over five years, but finally, I'm using Drupal for my personal website.

I've also decided to start blogging. I hope this website can be a platform for some of my thoughts and that it can give me an outlet to write about Drupal, and anything else I'm passionate about. Besides, I've been lurking around in the blog community for far too long ...

So if you find yourself reading this, welcome to my new Drupal-powered blog.

Note that effort is being put in creating a better website design, and that the functionality will be tweaked and extended along the way. I do not intend to enable user registrations at this point, but you can leave a comment without having to register.


Alaa (not verified):

Congrats and thanks for Drupal. Must ask what are you using for the photo albums part? This is not image.module right?

January 01, 2006

I'm using my own home-brewed album module. I might make it available at some point.

January 02, 2006
stephen (not verified):

I couldnt work out how you were doing it. The Photo Album and Image Galery didnt give me any output like that.

January 15, 2006
Jonathan Lambert (not verified):

Wow, there you go! Dude, I think I just won like 20 bucks or something - I'll have to check if the bet expired yet. ;-)

Anyways! Congrats on the conversion. ;-)


January 01, 2006
erik mallinson (not verified):

I didn't think this day would ever happen! One of those eternal ironies ...

Did you find it difficult to install? ;)

January 02, 2006
Steven (not verified):

Now if you could only get my sweet big brother to use this site and now and then post some pictures of his oldtimer project... would be nice.

Maybe the boat pictures can be posted here too, would be realy cool.


January 03, 2006

Steven (my uncle), pictures of the boat building project are still available at Home » Photos » Boat building. I'll add pictures of the car building project as soon I have some.

January 03, 2006
Mien (not verified):

K zal is zien wa 'k kan doen é. Hij heeft al een paar foto's getrokken van dien auto. ( allé ni echt nen auto nimeer ma bon )

January 11, 2006
Robin Monks (not verified):

Read all about it! Dries eats own dogfood!



January 02, 2006
Karen (not verified):

You do great work, and I look forward to reading your blog!

January 02, 2006
stephen (not verified):

Looking forward to reading your blog! :-)

January 02, 2006
Anonymous (not verified):

any chance of returning?

January 02, 2006
bryan kennedy (not verified):

Great! I look forward to getting a chance to hear some of your thoughts. Your new site has already turned me on to a new book via your wishlist. Cheers!

January 02, 2006
jolene (not verified):

Happy New Year, uh, I mean new site! Are you relieved? I was.

January 02, 2006
Chris Johnson (not verified):

Glad to see it make it into 2005, Dries.

January 02, 2006
J. Bradshaw (not verified):

Thanks to the "Drupal team" for a great product. Thanks to Dries for his insight and time!

And thanks to Westgate and VanDyke for proselytizing their Drupal-ish ideas at Iowa State. I predict this stuff is going to revolutionize cooperative research, education and extension in the United States.

Best wishes in 2006,

January 02, 2006
Pipit (not verified):

Congrulation Dries ! :)

January 02, 2006
fritz (not verified):

Thanx for a great product dude
keep up the good work

Project Manager
Goacom Insys

January 30, 2006
malyadri (not verified):

Thanks for your great vision, but we need some great presentations to make drupal more popular..

February 10, 2006