Monthly Archives: September 2014

… and now with a smile!

There has not been much new material for his violin practice, since last week’s lesson was postponed due to his camp trip, so we continue on focusing on other aspects, like correct fingering, posture .. and this time I also … Continue reading

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At the bus stop

We changed our morning routine slightly, instead of waiting just in front of our house for bus pick up, we walk down the street a bit where some other kids are already waiting, which adds some more chance for socializing. … Continue reading

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… and he is out …

We have this nice ritual of me reading with him in bed and lately he just falls asleep with Kindle still in hand …

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Another cooking class

Julius and I ventured to Timeclub again, for another cooking class, today’s topic was Wiener Schnitzel. It was more about the fun, less about the dish (which turned out very nicely, maybe had something to do that somehow I was … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … still in Hạ Long Bay

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Burger time

Manly late lunch at Tracy’s again. Perfect after-soccer food. At 200gr, Tracy’s has one of the largest beef patties in town and Julius manages to finish it. He asked me to record this:

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Defense Practice

Saturday soccer again (last week was cancelled due to thunder and lightning), this time some video. Once he gets into the game, he has a lot of fun. But I did not really start out like that today …

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Meanwhile … in Hạ Long Bay

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Happy Birthday Ritsu!

It is that time of year again Happy 21st birthday my love! For dinner we went to Halia again (well, first time we went for dinner) and Ritsu’s friend Judith has just arrived and will spend some time with us. … Continue reading

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Breakfast phở

With kiddo out of the house we could finally check out our neighborhood breakfast phở place. I must have passed this corner place hundreds of times but there was just never the right occasion to give it a try. Julius … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … in Bắc Ninh

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Leaving for his first class trip

This will be very interesting, Julius left this morning on his very first “2 nights away from home” class trip. He seems peachy about it, Ritsu was not able to accompany him to the bus since she already had to … Continue reading

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Strawberry forever!

The young man is very firm when it comes to his gelato flavor. Despite the fact that at any give day, our favorite neighborhood gelato place has 18 different flavors, if strawberry is out, Julius will rather sit with us, … Continue reading

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Scenes from school

Every once in a while we find nice photos of Julius in those weekly class blog updates. The first one shows him experimenting with a Van der Graf generator, what exactly is going on on the second image, no idea, … Continue reading

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Sunday brunch with friends @home

Wondering what all that pre- and test-cooking was all about? The answer is that we had invited 3 friend-families over to have brunch with us and here is what we scrambled together: – Roasted bell peppers marinated in olive oil, … Continue reading

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