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On my way to WordCamp Europe 2017 in Paris

I am in a train. The Thalys from Rotterdam to Paris Gare du Nord to be precise. My wife is next to me and we are on our way to Paris for WordCamp Europe 2017.

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All organisers of WordCamp Nederland 2016

How did we realise growth for WordCamp Nederland 2016?

WordCamp Nederland 2016 has grown a whopping 68% since last years edition. How did the organizing team, lead by Marcel Bootsman, realize this?

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WordCamp Europe 2015 Organizing team

WordCamp Europe 2015 – My experiences as a co-organizer

WordCamp Europe 2015 is over. Writing this post has been on my to do list from the moment I knew I was able to join the organizing team for 2015, so let’s get started and let me tell you more about my experiences.

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Why this picture makes me happy

Today, I posted this image of our son Noam. After posting it, I realised this picture really makes me happy. I’ll tell you why. Freedom This weekend was a weekend of freedom. Freedom to have scheduled appointments. Freedom to do what we like, when we like it. So we went on a tiny little trip,…

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Giving 100% attention to my kids. How I did it.

How did I manage to give my kids 100% attention on that one day I need (and want) to take care of them on my own.

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Leaving the home office, one day a week

This year, 2015, I will start working more outside of my home office. You might ask yourself, why? Well I will explain here.

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WordPress makes me, and a lot of other people, very happy

This past weekend, WordCamp Europe 2014 was held in Sofia, Bulgaria. A great event which underlines what makes the WordPress community what it is today. In this post I will try to share my story with WordPress, and how it got me happier.

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I accept the job!

Dear WordCamp Europe organisation, After registering as a volunteer for WordCamp Europe, I received a call from Remkus yesterday. I was asked if I was interested in being the Manager for the volunteers. I feel honored to be asked for this role, but I had to consult this with my wife first.

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