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Good Night Colombo!

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Dinner at Monsoon

With Ritsu leaving us behind for another business trip, I thought we take her out to something a bit more fancy. A place she had already tried for lunch. Monsoon offers South Asians dishes from all over the area. Thai, … Continue reading

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From last night’s sunset walk

Blessed with another gorgeous sunset!

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The President’s Nuts (updated)

Yep, this is considered news here … Original article Follow up article Update Oh my, this is turning into ‘Cashew-Gate’. Now the opposition chimes in!

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Monday Evening Run

Usually not my time of day for running, but I felt bad that I only swam this morning and once the sun was going down the temperature became ideal for getting out. Plus it looked like we would get a … Continue reading

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Protected: Vegetarian family lunch @ Plus Nine Four

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Last night’s after sunset glow

From my evening walk: And yes, I used several of of photo editing skills to make this look extra pretty, feel free to take a look at the original, I am particularly fond of how well the composition worked out.

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Extra Snooze / Tuktuk Poetry

I went with Julius to school today for some parent thing and on the way I noticed that he was getting some extra nap time in … On the way back I spotted this wonderful example of Sri Lankan Tuktuk … Continue reading

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Speed Session / No school / Lunch Walk

Today was somewhat special as very last minute Julius’ school decided to stay closed today, due to a scheduled mass protest in town, threatening to bring down traffic from noon time onward. This gave me more freedom to join the … Continue reading

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Run to Remember / Alzheimer Awareness Event

Like last year, this afternoon I participated in an awareness raising running event for the Lanka Alzheimer foundation. And similar to last year, the whole sign up and wait for the start took way longer than the actual race. While … Continue reading

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Protected: Vietnam Day

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Sunday Run – Stretch Session

Early this morning we all ventured out heading to Independence Square for the monthly 5K run. My job again was to keep time and take finish line photos, while R&J did some running with their couch -> 5K group. Plenty … Continue reading

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Look what’s crossing the path

On today’s run, close to J’s school, this 3 meter reptile crossed my path and was clearly reacting to my approach … with all the recent talks about crocodile sightings (plus those signs everywhere), I was eager to give it … Continue reading

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Speed Session, Swim & another Vegan Burger

Got up really early today to meet with other CCRazy runners in the dark to do 2 sets of ‘tag’, running 400m five times each. Then rushed home to make sure Julius gets out of the door to school in … Continue reading

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CCR Beach Run

Last time CCR did a beach run was February 4th and then a bit later I joined CNR for a run on the same beach on March 1st. And while the beach season is not really back yet, we did … Continue reading

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