Monthly Archives: June 2015

Meanwhile … in the news again

Ritsu and her merry band of UNFPA people together with the Ministry of Home Affair, held a ceremony to release the first National Report on Vietnamese Youth.

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Two new spy pics from summer camp

I love how much time they seem to be spending outside … (more details at a later time 😉 )

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Kujira! (yes, sounds just like Gojira)

  It’s that time of the year again …

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First spy pic from Summer Camp

Yep, Julius joined a Summer Camp for the first time, and there will be more about that later. For now, here a first picture!

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Purple Sky

Is this how Prince came up with that song?

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Summer is finally here!

    Update 6/23: Today is even colder at 12˚C      —->

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Dropping Julius off at Summer Camp

Now, this is new to me: bringing Julius to Summer Camp and knowing that I will not see him for 2 weeks, and that he will not see his parents for 2 weeks! Julius has actually been quite positive and … Continue reading

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McDonald’s round #2

Julius insisted on another trip to McD, knowing that he will have no chance the next 2 weeks …

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Nacken-men survival camp

With 3 generations of Nacken Men together, it is time that Julius gets a healthy dose of hands-on survival training: Like peeling potatoes … Handling the laundry machine … and cooking pasta:

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Roller Blading

Today is the 4th day in a row that Julius is doing a 5km round on his wheels. Großpapa Kurt takes him along on his daily walks and the concrete pathways through the fields are ideal for blading. Today I … Continue reading

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A boy and his hats

Gotta love the leftover bins at already cheap-o places like KiK and T€dy, found first that “68” hat for a mere 50 cents, only to be beat 10 minutes later by that cool knit hat, which Julius dubs ‘Totoro’ hat, … Continue reading

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A boy and his cat

Julius has been talking about Hamdi a lot, not only before we knew that we would return to Germany, but in general. So, of course he was overjoyed when that fat cat showed up and we could feed him.

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Shopping & Döner

Somehow Julius remembered very well where the best Döner in town is (“Ützel Brützel”) and after some initial shopping / looking around, he endulged in this Turkish meat feast.

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Meanwhile … in Saigon

I am not exactly sure what is going on in the picture. But Ritsu is on a workshop in HCMC (formerly known as Saigon) and maybe this has something to do with this interesting post on Facebook … 😉

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Spending time with Großpapa Kurt

Be it gardening or grooming, those 2 are getting along very nicely.

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