Monthly Archives: October 2006

School needed photos …

His kindergarten sent down a note that they need 1 normal size and 2 ID card size pics of him … (click for larger version) As I found out later, one was for identifying his locker, the others to show … Continue reading

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Not much going on …

There are those days that really don’t have a killer blog story to them .. so let’s just recap the status quo … Julius’ fever from Saturday has not returned … but he keeps reaching new levels of the ‘terrible … Continue reading

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Genova SUCKS (but nice aquarium)

Sorry to all you people who like Genova .. or live there … but this was our second try (last time was also a Sunday, we got terribly lost in that very confusing traffic guidance system and in the end … Continue reading

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Second exploration of Cinque Terre

Since we had been to Cinque Terre before, we could use our experience and streamline / alter this day a bit … fact is .. if you go for a 3 day weekend trip … WITH a toddler .. you … Continue reading

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Beachboy greetings from Ligure

Hey people, we are back at Cinque Terre! (click for larger version) And this weekend is already starting better then last time (and that one was already pretty cool! For one, Ritsu found this great hotel directly in Levanto. Besides … Continue reading

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What a mess (all wet!)

Last night Julius had a special surprise for me: While the girls were out for a soccer game … he had a little fun with a water bottle … He has become quite good at opening them .. in this … Continue reading

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Once again, aperitivo fun.

Tonight we went again to our favourite aperitivo place. Although it had been some time, the owners still remembered us and totally pampered Julius with extra fruit, cookies and his own special strawberry cocktail. The food was very nice again … Continue reading

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Soon I open my own hair salon

I especially like combing cute Japanese girls’ hair! (click for larger version)

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Nutella boy

As a good Italian boy growing up in Torino, of course he has the natural love for nutella. And finally he has figured out how to eat his bread correctly … and he does not focus on licking off the … Continue reading

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Playing the iPod

He loves to explore all the tech toys that are lying around (main reason why I had to buy yet another mobile phone, more on that later). And everything is ok to make phonecalls with, iPods, remote controls, pocket calculators … Continue reading

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The incredible leaning tower of lego

Today J and I had a boy’s day, since Ritsu and Utako were on a day trip to the nearby lakes. While I was not looking for 5 minutes, Julius built this remarkable lego tower … what makes it so … Continue reading

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Mare Nostrum – second visit

We had been there before and we were always yearning to go back. For us the best seafood place in town .. but then again, we have not tested that many yet. Again, it was very nice .. it was … Continue reading

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Daily Julius

Not really much to write about this one … some silly dancing with mama just before we are leaving for dinner (click for larger version)

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Silly Bath Picture

Since we were out last night we did not get to bathe him. So he had some splash time this morning and even though we was rather cranky (for unknown reasons he keep waking up at 6 AM these days … Continue reading

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Con Calma – best zabaglione I had so far !

Tonight we went to a highly recommended restaurant: Con Calma. It is pretty much hidden and has great local food and a very cozy athmosphere. I had that nice looking mixed appetizer platter while Ritsu had some carpaccio style meat … Continue reading

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