Monthly Archives: August 2005

Dinner across the river

We found out while scouting for apartments, that just across the river from where we are, there are a bunch of neat restaurant. So last night we went to have kebab and tonight we went to a place that advertizes … Continue reading

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Today’s Julius: Mirror Mirror

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Today’s Julius Bulletin: HE WALKS !!!

This was interesting today: He did not realize it and me neither, at first … while holding his bottle, he made some shy steps forward, without securing himself to anything (other than his bottle, maybe that worked as a security … Continue reading

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Today’s Julius: Julius loves TooHoo

Julius is totally in love with this new pillow-owl that Ritsu scored for him at IKEA (well, I discovered it, but Ritsu did all the hand and feet talk with the IKEA staff, as it appeared to be the last … Continue reading

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Checking out a nursery for Julius

Today started with an adventurous hiking trip into the hillside of Torino. We heard through colleagues of Ritsu about a great nursery, kindergarden, pre-school called “Il Cucciolo” and went to check it out. Somehow the bus connection was not as … Continue reading

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Cuddle Time (video)

Just 20 seconds of whacky cuddling with daddy.

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Today’s Julius: Walk along the river

Today we strolled along the beautiful river Po twice. Once in the afternoon, hoping we would run into Ritsu on her way back from work (but we were too early) and then altogether later in the evening. Torino is on … Continue reading

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Today’s Julius: Lunch – chinese !

On our walk to gallery 8 (becoming a favourite Sunday spot) we had lunch at a nearby chinese place (Nuovo Secolo, Via Varazze 4, 011.6964396). They offer a great 8€ p.p. lunch special and so we had a variety of … Continue reading

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Sometimes the cheapest toys are the best.

Especially when they are not even toys … but that 1 € basket of clothespins has Julius fascinated for hours.

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Today’s Julius: Fun at IKEA

It has indeed been 3 years since we have been to IKEA last time, and it was exciting to see that it still looks the same, no matter where in the world you are. The 66 Bus brought us straight … Continue reading

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Gelato is NOT ice-cream

No other topic has created as much feedback as our constant talk about gelato. Now our dear friend Anja asks me “why you keep saying ‘gelato’, why don’t you say ‘ice-cream’”? Well, besides that gelato sounds way cooler and we … Continue reading

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Today’s Julius: Messy Boy

He loves pasta, he loves tomatoes and he loves a good excuse to have another bath after dinner!!! (From last night’s dinner)

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Gelato Crazy!

By now, it must be obvious that I LOVE GELATO!! It’s so evil and tempting that there are gelateria all over Turin… But what I haven’t really discovered is what kinds of flavours they have because I don’t understand Italian… … Continue reading

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Today’s Julius: Cup drinking (video)

Not the first time we approach Julius with drinking from a cup, but probably the first time I took video of it .. and we need to enforce practice on this a bit. He should be able to do it … Continue reading

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Apartment hunting

Tonight we looked at 2 more apartments (Ritsu had seen 2 on Monday, since Julius was sleeping at that time I could not come and see them). The apartment hunt here is a bit different from what we have been … Continue reading

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