VM370 Release 6 dd 1978 ca.

Screenshot from 2014-07-29 17:30:20The big window with the oldfashioned computer buttons was about 6.5×10 feet and was located in large cooled computer room; the little window was a CRT(old TV-like) tube on my desk. Nowadays the same stuff is running on my laptop. 25 years, 250 times smaller (at least).

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Scallops in red wine with crumbles

Joke’s treasure of yesterday, delicious!!!!

Coquilles en Crumble

Scallops from the oven with red wine sauce and crumble roombotersprits

Starter, 25 minutes , 4 people.


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees .
  2. Melt 30 grams of butter in a wide pan . Add the honey and let caramelize . Add the port and reduce to a syrupy whole. Add the red wine and broth and let it boil down to one third .
  3. Place the scallops on a baking sheet and divide the rest of the butter over it. Put them 2 to 3 minutes in the oven so that the inside and the outside is golden brown translucent .
  4. Crumble the sprits and mix it with the lemon zest . Grid mixture crisp in a dry pan .
  5. Serve each person three scallops with red wine sauce and sprinkle some of the sprit crumble over .

Nutritional per person

  • 288 kcal ( 1209 kJ ) .
  • Protein : 13 g
  • Fat: 10 g ( including 0 g unsaturated) .
  • Carbohydrates : 15 g .


  • 12 scallops
  • 40g soft butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 100ml red port
  • 300 ml red wine
  • 300ml beef stock
  • 1 roombotersprits
  • Grate of half a lemon

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Vrije School – The Hague – 1950 – 1st Grade

1950 Vrije School Den Haag Klas 1
There I am, 7 years old in the middle of the 2nd row from the top in the checkered blouse with arms crossed.

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Rome (last) Day 4 – St. Paul outside the Walls, Termini, Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, Santa Maria Maggiore

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Rome Day 3- Squares, Spanish steps, Pantheon, Castel Sant’Angelo

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