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© Erik 'ES of TEX' Simon, 1989

  "A  celibate  is a member of a union opposed to  the  union  of
members."
                                                    Gordon Bowker


                42 THINGS DONE IN A FLAT COUNTRY
                             - or -
                     SUMMARY OF THE JOURNEY
                       by Leif Einar Claus

* Writing this real-time article!
* Eating airplane food, twice!
* The feeling of foreign soil beneath your feet!
* Meeting Miranda!
* Experiencing her cooking skills!
* Eating bread with butter and pure chocolate (we wonder what the
  Dutch statistics on heart diseases look like)!
* Sitting on flaunt-before-you-flush toilets!
* Staying at Richard's place (Awe)!
* Laughing at Richard's sourcecode!
* Going swimming with Richard!
* Being drowned 42 times!
* Buying tax-free goodies!
* Being totally and utterly broke!
* Being body-searched (Leif only)!
* Constantly having cold feet!
* Telling Richard about how much BIIIGGER and BEEETTER everything
  is in Norway (inside joke)!
* Dodging low flying rockets on New Year's Eve!
* Having your ear-wax blown out the very same evening!
* Couchsleeping!
* Meeting most of the Quartermass Experiment!
* Filming and being filmed!
* Listening to quality music (well, most of it anyway)!
* Recording lots of even better music!
* 10 hours of continuous video-film watching!
* Being  watched by machine-gun wielding security  personell  (at
  the  airport,  if you were wondering - Not at  the  video-orgy,
  though it would not have been a bad idea!)!
* Constantly  having a view of near perfect flatness  (in  Norway
  the mountains are MUUUCH BIGGER! Well, at least mountains exist
  at all)!
* Visiting the Hardrock Café in Amsterdam! (Oh Yeah!)
* Making Miranda airsick (at the top of the Dom)!
* Being welcomed by a most brilliant poster!  (Currently  hanging
  on the wall of Kai's Computer room!)
* Christmas Eve on the 28th of December!
* Freezing  one's  balls  off while walking  in  the  streets  of
  Amsterdam!
* Looking at beautiful girls (Drool! But of course, in Norway the
  girls are MUUUCH prettier)!
* Dutch showers (say no more)!
* Being served a free drink in a bar (unthinkable in Norway)!
* Drinking huge quantities of Plantiac!!!
* Writing masses of postcards!
* Actually feeling a bit homesick!
* Giving Richard a unique musical experience!
* Total lack of inspiration!
* NOT being drunk out of your mind on New Year's Eve
* Painfully reminding them about the Dutch national soccer team's
  humiliating  defeat  to a the Norwegian soccer team  when  they
  visited Oslo!
* Generally having a great time! YEAH!!!

                            THE END! 

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