Monthly Archives: April 2009

Going out for dinner … in style …

Tonight we are meeting Ritsu’s colleague N. and his wife H. for dinner … we are going back to “Al Castello” to try their non pizza offerings … and the weather is great, maybe they already opened their rooftop terrace. … Continue reading

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Did you know your electricity provider can do that?

At least ours can. They can reduce your capacity so that you can still use low Watt items, like lights, computers, the TV. But once you try to turn on the oven, the blow dryer, the toaster or the laundry … Continue reading

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Variation on a theme

Since mama was out for a business dinner thing, I had the chance to go all wako over this ‘stick dried pasta into stuff’ theme .. this time I was working on the ‘how about some veggie’ angle (and Julius … Continue reading

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Mixed weekend fun

We started out with great plans of exploring a new mall, shopping and watching a fun animated movie in 3D … but then it turned out to be some whacky Italian holiday (Liberazione) and everything but the constant of the … Continue reading

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First steps in literally making money.

Our little copy cat is now working on becoming a money forger …

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Back to Lingotto playground

Fun to compare this to the pictures from 2.5 years ago. I had very different plans for the day … but did not realize it was that funky ‘we kicked the Germans out’ holiday, thus the 2 malls we checked … Continue reading

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Good night little man …

Mama is gone .. and papa tends to keep working in his office late … so Julius demands to fall asleep in ‘papa’s bed’. He does not mind that papa’s rooms is still a chaos, filled with boxes from the … Continue reading

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Squidlies? Doghetti? Cthulhos? Hot Doodles? Wieneronis?

What shall we call those? This was Julius’ dinner today. I wish I could take credit for this fantastic food idea (ok, obviously not the healthiest on the planet, but he asked for a raw carrot as a side dish) … Continue reading

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More Chidi (the babysitter)

Seems that things are getting better everyday !!!

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Foam Face

He is not afraid of water .. nor soap … Marvel at our fashion crime bathroom tile work .

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I want to peel my carrot!

Julius recently rekindled his love for carrots … especially when I let him peel them: He is pretty good at it, does about 80% and then I finish some bits and pieces.

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Meet Chidi, our new nanny!

Since Ritsu will be in NY and I will have a very busy week, we searched around and found Chidi, who has some experience with kids and Julius seems to like him … we see how it goes .. it … Continue reading

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No idea for a title for this post

Just some goofy pics of last night’s dinner

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Saturday lunch @ Al Castello

Instead of going to our usual Asian place, we decided to try a new restaurant fairly nearby (only 400m .. but up hill) and we were very positively surprised. We first heard it was a pizza place .. but when … Continue reading

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Hell froze over!

I am back in the work force! This has been in the making for about a month now … an interesting application process for a 3 month consulting gig for the UN … yes, I am working in the same … Continue reading

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