Monthly Archives: July 2008

Good night, little man.

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Lucy is back!

His ‘other’ girlfriend has returned from a summer stay at her grandma’s house in Breccia … it took them like 2 minutes to warm up again … and then is was the usual kids’ chaos … only this time they … Continue reading

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Scrumptious raw food & pasta at “La Pace”

Ritsu had visited this place 2 weeks prior as part of a work lunch and recommended it highly … so today we went. Very nice setting … a huge appetizer buffet greeting you at the entrance … and I really … Continue reading

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Julius & Ogarit

On one of the last school functions (still unblogged, shame on me) I learned that Julius has to special friends who he constantly hangs out with: Ogarit & Costanza (yep, both girls). And Ogarit (whose parents are Lebanese and Italian) … Continue reading

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Vanessa Da Mata

It has been a very long time since I had been to a live music performance .. and probably the first we dragged Julius to as well. But more important than the actual performance was for Julius to make new … Continue reading

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Too early for world cup fever?

They had those nifty t-shirts at PAM for just 1.99€ … i could not resist … I am still wondering if there is a typo or if the dates are wrong …

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Our first geocache!

You might wonder what this is about .. here some helpful links: wikipedia, FAQ on geocaching.com … It basically is a fun ‘treasure’ hunt utilizing modern technologies like the internet and a GPS navigator. I thought it would be a … Continue reading

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Nice lunch at “Bel deuit”

We went up to the Superga to start the new family hobby of geocaching (too bad .. we did not find the one that we were looking for, thanks to swarms of mosquitos bugging us and cutting our patience short) … Continue reading

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Mare Nostrum – 5th time’s a charm

Finally we returned to Mare Nostrum for our 5th visit (while counting we found that Ritsu had been there one time in a job function without me .. so it was her 6th time) Luckily Alice had time to take … Continue reading

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The watermelon season is upon us.

I bought this monster of a watermelon today (6 kg .. the smallest they had, had to cut it in half to fit it into he fridge .. gladly is was only 18c a kilo .. unlike my neighborhood supermarket, … Continue reading

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The boy and the water fountain …

… he just can’t resist when he sees running water somewhere. The afternoon was beautiful and Ritsu had come home from work early, so we all took a stroll up the hill to Monte dei Cappuccini, where we heard they … Continue reading

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Hmm .. ricecrackers

Finally a weekend that mama is around and we can go back to visit our favorite Asian restaurant … too bad Lucy is still spending the summer at her grandma’s But Julius is very happy with his rice crackers and … Continue reading

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Out with mama

Now that Ritsu is back we can finally show her that nice bar we have recently discovered. Once again very nice, though some of the food items on the free buffet looked like leftovers from last night (which is probably … Continue reading

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TZMNLR ?

After a Saturday work lunch with colleagues, Ritsu came by the market and bought Julius this very comfy (and at 4€ very cheap) shirt / short combination … but who would have known that you need to spell-check kid’s clothing? … Continue reading

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Lovely Lunch at La Scaletta

Since Ritsu arrived in the morning we had the rare chance to go out for lunch without dragging the kid along. We went to “La Scaletta”, a typical Italian food place which Ritsu had tried earlier with her colleagues, and … Continue reading

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