Monthly Archives for January 2011

What’s in a name

Mumbai, 31st January 2011 Ever left one place and come back in another? It has happened to me years back when I left from one home on a business trip to come back in another after we had moved house … Continue reading

31. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Balance of brightness

Singapore, 28th January 2011 Yes I did make it back! With some delays, but I managed to touch down back in Singapore before midnight allowing me a good night’s rest, which I needed after the Indonesia excitement. As a result … Continue reading

28. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Expect the unexpected!

Bali, 27th January 2011 Wouldn’t you know…out of nowhere it appears Mount Bromo, an active volcano in Indonesia has erupted today throwing hundreds of international flights in cancelation mode, including my flight back to Singapore. Just as I came out … Continue reading

27. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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LED or candles

Bali, 26th January 2011 Now in Bali for some further meetings and presentations. What a contrast with a Jakarta! I know that of course as I have been to Bali many times but most of the time I arrive in … Continue reading

26. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Life style

Jakarta, 25th January 2011 Meetings are progressing well. It is nice to see how the new company (KLD) is being welcomed into the respective project teams. It feels like everyone is embracing this as a change for the better which … Continue reading

25. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Maintenance

Jakarta, 24th January 2011 On the road again! This few days I am up and about in Indonesia to get KLD of the starting blocks here. I have taken over some of the previous jobs I was working on here … Continue reading

24. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Planning

Singapore, 21st January 2011 While most of Asia is gearing itself up for the upcoming Chinese New Year’s celebrations, I am planning the work ahead for my new company. In a way it suits me perfectly as traditionally Chinese new … Continue reading

21. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting Publications

Singapore, 20th January 2011 Today I received one of the latest editions of a lighting magazine called Lighting India. As many of you know I am a regular writer not only in my blog but also in various magazines. I … Continue reading

20. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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Entrepreneurship

Singapore, 19th January 2011 One of my clients in Indonesia is Ciputra, one of the biggest property developers around. This evening I therefore made it a point to watch an interview with the man, who is an example of great … Continue reading

19. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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IT education

Singapore, 18th January 2011 In our profession as lighting designers the computer has become our heart and soul and ultimate work horse. It is probably the same for many other professions, certainly in the creative ones. Imagine life without it. … Continue reading

18. January 2011 by Martin Klaasen
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