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The Library
03-06-2019

I think the library is one of the oldest institutions based on the principle of 'sharing'. Although I am not such a reader, I have now decided to register myself. That was because I recently realized that when I travel, I buy all kinds of nice books at Schiphol for capitals, and after the trip these books disappear in a

We have a dream
30-05-2019

With the title 'we have a dream', referring to Martin Luther King, we have very big shoes to fill which in this context is of course impossible. The corresponding fact, however, is having a dream; King had one and we have one ... and they both talk about the desire to move forward, to create opportunities for everyone, equality. Just-Roomies.com

Age
27-05-2019

I sometimes get the question if I do not think myself too old to share an apartment with my 50 years. Good question that I have thought about myself. The answer is 'no'. In my case I don’t feel too old to have to share a house; stronger, I wish I thought of it before. My life has just developed

Sharing continues
23-05-2019

Sharing is becoming a more actual understanding for something that has existed for a longtime. Strangely enough, I personally never really thought about it or used it, but now that Ihave become immersed in this 'new insight' I'm going to be completely free! I really got anew outlook on life through it. TimeSince I said goodbye to my car and motorcycle,

Divorced, and now...
20-05-2019

Well, there you are. Relationship od over, hassle, a lot of emotion, but life goes on. If not for the kids then for yourself. Half of your life is still coming. To make decisionsAfter a divorce it takes time to find yourself again, to find your way in your new composition. Although you are still so happy that you have taken a step,

Car sharing
16-05-2019

As one of the founders of Just-Roomies.com, the global platform for finding roommates, I also have my own experiences when it comes to house-sharing and variants on this theme. The world will look different when you consider how much you can share. I think that the library is the oldest institution in this respect. More contemporary is sharing your car. Car

It's a small world
13-05-2019

Every week there is a moment when I wonder what it would be like to live in New York, or in London, Madrid or in San Francisco? Maybe it’s restlessness, perhaps it’s because I am an Sagittarius, I do not know, but traveling, discovering new worlds, I find amazing. WishIt is my dream not to be stuck at one place forever,

Singles with child often lonely
09-05-2019

'Singles with children often lonely: no time, no friends'. An article with this headline was on recently in a leading Dutch newspaper and it describes an urgent problem. At Just-Roomies.com many people register with different reasons and backgrounds, but singles with one or more children think that Just-Roomies.com is not an option. We understand the doubts, but there are possibilities. A

Interesting thought
06-05-2019

When I decided in early 2018 to cancel my expensive apartment, I had to store my stuff because my new apartment was much smaller. I did notwant to get rid of all my remaining stuff right away because I wanted toshare and not know what I would need in the future. Get rid of itWith myself I made the appointment to