Monthly Archives: December 2008

Sukiyaki!

One of my favorite winter dishes! And Julius had lots of fun with it, too!

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Mixed pics of 31.12.

SO much fun stuff going on today .. hardly anytime to catch up with blogging .. but at least one collage: and a rundown of what went on today (more of a reminder for me what I should post later) … Continue reading

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Taa daaaa! New PJ!

From today’s raid at Muji Kiddo was a good boy and stayed with o-bachan and o-jichan, which was a good idea after we had seen the masses at Tsukiji. Seems he had a great time, but was also happy to … Continue reading

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Tsukiji Fish Market

Today we met Utako again, last time has been 2 years ago. Back then we did a double lunch at the food stalls of the Tsukiji fish market .. I don’t know it was because of the date AFTER new … Continue reading

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Please do it at home!

Seen at Ginza Station / Tokyo today … click for bigger and full poster. Funny!

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How Okinawa style food (or music?) puts a 4-year old to sleep.

Last night … Although all the signs of utter sleepiness were visible around 4 PM and I had reminded Julius repeatedly, he would not take a nap … so, of course, he was already tired and moody when we went … Continue reading

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Playground fun in Tokyo

After fantastic breakfast and with sunshine and 11C outside, we walked 15 minutes to a really neat playground and Julius got to explore for about 2.5 hours. While papa got to explore his latest super-fantastic gift from Ritsu, a new … Continue reading

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Take that, jet-lag!

After our last nightmare regarding jet-lag when we traveled east to Japan, we followed one of the advices we got from our good friend Dr. Dave and used melatonin. And it worked like a charm. Julius was in bed by … Continue reading

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From Frankfurt to Tokyo

What a long trip this has been: Leaving for the airport at 18:00, arrive, check in without any problems, then chasing along the looong corridors of Frankfurt airport and waiting for boarding to start (20:15). We notice quite a bunch … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the long flight

Today we are off to Japan. With a long flight ahead, we all tried to get some rest beforehand. We had to leave at 6PM and Julius really tried to take a nap from 4PM onwards, with no success. But … Continue reading

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Thai xmas lunch

Set to become another xmas tradition .. this nice little somewhat fast-foodish thai express in Bad Homburg … very generous portions of duck in all kind of sauces. And one of the few places open for the holidays.

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Lamb BBQ at 3C – a new xmas tradition

As we had done before, we did fantastic Turkish lamb cutlets on the outside BBQ accompanied by many nice Turkish salads for dinner (well, actually very late lunch) .. it was fun, though it was colder and windier compared to … Continue reading

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Schöne Bescherung

A whole day of presents! This xmas, Julius is very aware about how things go, though he is a bit lenient about the ‘being a good boy’ part … But since were were traveling we skipped ahead and had the … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas

All the best to you, dear readers (both of you) and your families. We are off for the holidays tomorrow and I am not sure how our connection will be .. so .. worst case, you see updates here again … Continue reading

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High Tech Dental Hygiene

Julius got a new toothbrush today .. and we had never seen anything like this (while the idea is so simple) .. press the button on the back of the brush and it keep blinking for 3 minutes … so … Continue reading

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