Monthly Archives: July 2010

Tuna Dinner

With mama gone on business to Eritrea, I can cook up for the little guy whatever he fancies, he asked for rice and fish, and gladly I still had a pice of frozen tuna. And yes, it is too hot … Continue reading

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Lunch with a view

For the first time we had lunch at our beloved Cascina Vrona (after we had some more pool time) and also for the first time we were seated outside and had the most gorgeous view while we enjoyed great food.

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And now he can swim

well .. he can cross a 6m pool without any floatation devices (and gladly without drowning) … the style cannot be called ‘swimming’ yet, but he obviously has a lot of fun (I did not notice until I checked the … Continue reading

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Dinner at Cascina Vrona

Another mini vacation at Cascina Vrona, hanging out by the pool (video later) and of course, their great, homestyle dinner: – a variety of breads (extra yummy the fried stuff) with some lardo and salami from happy pigs we have … Continue reading

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Splashing in Roero

Yesterday we were invited out to the country side again. And gladly Malcolm had set up a small pool for Julius (him and everyone else of course) Great splashing fun and as usual superb food was had by all. (Well, … Continue reading

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Dinner

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Dinner with Francesco @ L’Etoile

Our friend Francesco was in town again and we headed out for a nice seafood dinner at L’Etoile, a somewhat new restaurant in Moncalieri, run by an ex-waiter of Al Castello. We were surprised to see so much seafood on … Continue reading

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Bird watching

On the way to the restaurant

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Germany : Spain … time to fall asleep

To watch the game we headed to the 1870 huntsman pub … they were not prepared to deal with a full house and we got our food way into the second halftime. By that time Julius had fallen asleep.

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Segeltörn Video

Thanks to everyone who took (560 in total) pictures and more than 10 minutes of video and then Kay Owe’s editing skills, here we have a nice video of the sailing trip from 10 days ago which we used as … Continue reading

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And even more family

This has to be the first time ever that Julius got to see both his German grandparents in one day! We had 2:20 h layover in Frankfurt and Großpapa Kurt came all the way out just to have one hour … Continue reading

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Family gathering

Rare occasion to get all 3 brothers together, I think the last time was 4.5 years ago.

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At the wedding

Julius was placed at the kids / youth table .. and luckily he was sandwiched between 2 charming young ladies …

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Schlaaaand !!!

Thank you South Africa that we now all know what a vuvuzela is … and what it sounds like

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And now my computer gave up …

Oh, the technical challenges on this trip. I actually had that problem with my MacBook pro before, back in Japan (3 loud beeps after the startup gong). It usually means something is wrong with my RAM. But of course I … Continue reading

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