Scafloc

Member since March, 2007
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Welcome to my User page!Edit


I am Scafloc. I choose the name from a person from a book of Poul Anderson: the Broken Sword.


Nationality: Dutch


State / Province: Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands and famous over the whole world.


Occupation: Engineer (IT), software engineer / developper (Oracle), Oracle E-business suite consultant


Background: I went to university in ´91 and studied Law. After a year I switched to History. After university I got a job as application tester. Nowadays I work as engineer / consultant. My current project is at a governnment agency.


Hobbies: Squash, reading (fantasy), going out, playing computer games, history



Hilaire Belloc Portrait.jpg  
In a word, the Barbarian is discoverable everywhere in this that he cannot make; that he can befog or destroy, but that he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilisation exactly that has been true.
We sit by and watch the Barbarian, we tolerate him; in the long stretches of peace we are not afraid.
We are tickled by his irreverence, his comic inversion of our old certitudes and our fixed creeds refreshes us: we laugh. But as we laugh we are watched by large and awful faces from beyond: and on these faces there is no smile.
~ Hilaire Belloc ~
 


"The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. They never are."


George R. R. Martin in A Game of Thrones