Monthly Archives: October 2008

Bath Fun

One of the rare occasions that Julius demands papa to be his bath buddy!

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Little Chef

Time that he learns to cook his own food! And he seems to be loving it!

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You can leave your hat on

Goofing around with one of daddy’s hats just before taking a bath …

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Flea-market at the playground

Again we set off to the playground, since weather was lovely and Julius was still hoping to meet Mathilda again (no luck this time) And we were surprised to find a Sunday flea-market within the playground area! Actually quite a … Continue reading

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Salone del Gusto

This area here is the epicenter of the Slow Food movement and thus we get lots of food related fairs and events. Today we treated ourselves to a mass gathering of hungry and curious people (called “Salone del Gusto“, checking … Continue reading

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Meet Mathilda (video)

Julius was very clear today when he came home that he wanted to go to the playground and since the announced rain for this week never came, we went … And after a while the little man connected with a … Continue reading

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Birthday Party at McDonald’s

Three of Julius’ schoolpals (well, their parents) organized a party for the kids at McD’s … I have only watched some of those before back in Fiji … I have never been to one … and it was quite interesting. … Continue reading

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Copycat

Drawing is still Julius’ most fun thing to do these days (on occasion he wakes up in the morning and his first words are ‘I want to draw’) … and recently he started copying everything that he sees … like … Continue reading

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Sunday Lunch with Ogarit

One of Julius’ best friends at school is Ogarit and as posted earlier, I have been in touch with her parents for some time now to set up a play date. The idea was to drive a bit more than … Continue reading

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Return to Trattoria della Posta

We had fantastic lunch there in March and had always said we wanted to return during truffle season. But we ended up with the tasting menu, which was pretty much the same as last time and thus stayed truffle free. … Continue reading

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Meatball maker

It is fun to prepare dinner with Julius together and making meatballs must be a little boys dream. And his meatballs came out pretty well, without making much of a mess.

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FRA -> TRN

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Hair 2.0

Ever since he had enough hair, Julius had pretty much the same hairstyle (in various lengths) … so .. why not try something else for a change? (This is still a ‘work in progress’ picture, I will show the end … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Großpapa!

Once again a 3 generations of Nacken men picture. (like here and here.) For my dad’s birthday we went to a nearby typical German restaurant (with some Austrian influence, e.g. I had some lovely chanterelle mushrooms) After a small sulking … Continue reading

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I think we need to get a cat …

… at least some day in the future. Julius just LOVES Hamdi, some neighbor’s cat who wanders around and judging by his (her?) size, he gets food at every house he stops by. Hamdi (probably not his real name, but … Continue reading

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