Category Archives: Videoclip

Evening Walk with Kiddo

It has been a long standing tradition that on our stays here I drag Julius outside for a walk. He might complain at first (and sometimes even after), but during the walk he is actually quite cheerful, talkative, hums along … Continue reading

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Red Bell Pepper

Today at the supermarket Julius asked if he could have a red bell pepper ‘no questions asked’ … Not sure if some internet meme or youtube challenge got him to want to eat a bell pepper like and apple, but … Continue reading

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Violin Class Spy Cam

Once again I filmed along a bit during class, sharing only 3 of the wonderful 30 minutes I get to sit in every Saturday. Listening to J playing and his teacher correcting / instructing / rolling his eyes at times … Continue reading

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He’s a certified bubble junkie now!

Finally! After his first attempt was thwarted by clogged sinuses, yesterday and today the young man did his 4 check out dives and did a great job! Not until the last minute did I know if / that I would … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … #SDGDataLK (now with Video!)

So, this is what Ritsu has been busy with the last 2 days … Here an article about this symposium. And here is a very nicely edited video!

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ABRSM dress rehearsal, kinda

Today Julius had a special extra session for his upcoming violin exam, with both, his violin teacher and his piano accompaniment / aural music teacher. This is an interesting glimpse into the action of the violin teacher counting, correcting and … Continue reading

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OFF the table!

So much for teaching the cat that the dining table is off limits! So far our cat is an indoor cat. Our limited trials with introducing her to the outside world ended up with her getting sick, so we wait … Continue reading

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Jumping cat & heavy rains

Not much going on, things are slowly going back to routine. So, let me share 2 small video clips: Our cat is becoming quite acrobatic and very much loving the toys we brought from Japan. And the next is a … Continue reading

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Trip to the vet

By now the cat has spent 2 nights with us, we set up her own realm in one of our spare laundry corners by the kitchen and she seems to be pretty ok with that. Of course she demands attention … Continue reading

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Saturday delights

This Saturday we combined the time around violin practice (earlier this weekend at 1PM) with a couple of fun activities: For lunch Julius had requested to check out Dinemore, a chain store which he got to know via his Friday … Continue reading

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“Gavotte” by J.B. Lully (more violin)

It has been a while since Julius “mastered” a new piece. Since his ABRSM exam in June he has been repeating his old repertoire up and down to stay in shape. Now, with a new teacher come new pieces and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Opa Kurt

One great reasons why we traveled to Germany in October: So we could celebrate Opa Kurt’s birthday!

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Concert Band @ Founders’ Day

60 years ago, Julius’ new school was inaugurated and to commemorate this occasion there was a big assembly in which Julius got to play as part if the concert band for the first time. The setting in the gym was … Continue reading

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Practice in the dark

Our house is still pretty empty, especially the dining and living areas. Which we tested if it enhances the acoustic of J’s violin play.   In related news, remember that ABRSM exam Julius took just before we left Hanoi? Kudos … Continue reading

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Kletterwald

Three weeks ago, on our last forest walk with Ritsu, we discovered a climbing parcour in the trees, called ‘Kletterwald Taunus‘. Julius was immediately interested, but back then we were not prepared, my leg was still only at 50% and … Continue reading

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