Monthly Archives: March 2016

Slightly overloaded

Rare occasion today that Ritsu is bringing Julius to school. He has orchestra at 7:15. And we learned the hard way that Ritsu pretty Vespa is not being moved around enough (dead battery, starting issues) so we are looking for … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … on a camel in Jaipur

Yep, that’s my dad … holding on for dear life!

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Orchestra!

At the beginning of the school year, Julius joined the Middle School Beginner Orchestra and today was their first performance. Somehow my expectation was different as to what ‘orchestra’ is. I only saw him practicing with the other strings and … Continue reading

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Holi S#!t ;)

As a good Buddhist boy, it was clear that on Easter Sunday our little man would go and celebrate the Festival of Colors (Holi) with his Indian friends. It was more by chance that Ritsu and I walked in the … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … somewhere in India

I really hope that when I reach my dad’s age, I am still agile enough to travel the globe like he does. Some pictures Merih sent me via Viber from their 10 day Indian Triangle tour.

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Evening walk … light stretching.

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Meanwhile … at the Spring Fair

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Reformation

And another wonderful subscription concert with the VNSO at the opera house Always amazed how camera centric we all have become, those 2 ladies next to me just held up their phones and recorded most of the performance, although there … Continue reading

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Spaceship Parking

Found in the area, next to where Julius plays tennis … looks like a parking spot designed for a certain space ship! See for yourself: 21°04’43.8″N 105°47’31.7″E This is a cool example to see that google maps just has access … Continue reading

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Lovely Outdoor Dinner @ Cousins

It has been quite humid again these days, but the evening turned out to be ideal for a lovely dinner ‘al fresco’ and ever since Julius found ‘his’ dish there, Cousins has become more popular and one of our few … Continue reading

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More Bun Cha

Yesterday for lunch we tried another Bun Cha place Logistically this should have been our first place ever, being the closest to Fraser Suites, where we lived the first month in Hanoi. But somehow we never got around to go … Continue reading

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Tennis Day 2016

Much like last year, the French Tennis Academy invited to the annual tennis day event. 2 h of fun, games, tennis & and winning hats and t-shirts.

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Morning Walk Sightings

Different area of West Lake Pagoda Photo shoot … for a wedding? A car dealership? A hotel? Always something interesting to see on our walk

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Pancake flipper

Somehow there has been more interest in having pancakes for breakfast lately and Julius is very eager to make them all by himself. He is even getting more confident in the whole flipping part of the process:

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This year’s Tutelary

Similar to last year, this neighborhood deity festival started off with a parade again. But I don’t recall that their was much else going on. This year there were a lot of activities, they had a celebratory display at our … Continue reading

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