Category Archives: Sri Lanka

Party

Finally we got to host a party in our house! This was something high on Ritsu’s wish list and on the occasion of one of her staff leaving, we invited her whole office crew. Fun event, mixed results with the … Continue reading

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Double Run Fun

As if I am not running enough 😉 I started the day with a speedy 6K to greet the rising sun. Did not go long today since I had signed up for a night run. There is an extra night … Continue reading

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Tunnel Vision

Two of my favorite subjects in a different perspective: Found the cat napping today deep inside a long card board box: On my sunset walk I noticed a pile of concrete tubes inspiring me to create a similar shot with … Continue reading

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Tuesday Mix

How about a nice sunset? Haven’t posted any pics in a while: And some random cat pics: Of course, not forget: Today’s Outdoor Run

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Can adult women buy alcohol in Sri Lanka? (updated)

You probably wonder, “what a silly question”, as I did. I never even heard about the right of buying liquor being gender specific. Either it is simply forbidden for everyone, or there are country specific age limits. But indeed, there … Continue reading

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Oshogatsu at Japanese Embassy

As if we did not have enough o-sechi to eat back in Japan, today we got more! After the much bigger year end party in December, now we were invited to a smaller gathering at the Japanese Embassy. Couple of … Continue reading

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Sightseeing Run

Today’s morning run lead me past some of the sights of Colombo, and somehow the run selfies worked out quite well.

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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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“We are invited to dinner by the President!”

… she said. We got all dressed up. Little did we know that this xmas dinner is actually a 2h caroling event / church service with buffet at the end. About 500+ people, very narrow seating and it’s getting warm. … Continue reading

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Sunset Family Walk

Last night I managed to drag the whole family out for another sunset walk across the busy street, over the train tracks to the Indian Ocean. Under one condition: no more picking up stray kittens! Beautiful blue sky, few clouds … Continue reading

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Frego Steakhouse early lunch

Ritsu found this very new place and since the shop we wanted to visit was still closed, we arrived rather early, but we were welcomed with open arms and hand shakes. This place seems to specialize on steaks, but also … Continue reading

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CCR xmas run

One last 5K city run for this calendar year, and since it is so close to xmas, we made it a festive one. 59 runners / walkers showed up and the weather was great! Since the ‘big guns’ of our … Continue reading

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Tsing Tao Chinese

Ritsu was out early this morning for a work function north of Negombo, while J and I did the usual violin lesson run. When lunch time approached, we met up with her at Good Market and I had suggested ‘Tsing … Continue reading

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More run pics

Since last Sunday’s 5K charity run was such a big event, there were tons of photographers, and over time (and once they plastered their watermarks / copyright info all over their photos) they shared their albums on Facebook. I had … Continue reading

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Get home safely #streetphotography #trainphotography

Good Night Colombo!

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