Monthly Archives: August 2017

Kollupitiya Market

There was a newcomer coffee meeting at school today, followed by a city tour highlighting a few hotspots for daily shopping and other needs. Not totally unexpected, I was the only dad. So the frequent pointing out of nail and … Continue reading

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Good Morning – Good Night

Today was a very clear blue sky day & it got quite hot. Not planned, but I got both today from our location: Sunrise And sunset.

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Meanwhile … my dad at the market in Turkey

Merih sent me this lovely photo of my dad checking out melons at a local market in Turkey. Cool shirt!

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Last nights dinner: Sushi @ Kuuraku

Julius had been wishing for sushi for a while now and Ritsu knew about this one place up in Park Street Mews, Kuuraku Very nice place indeed, and we sampled a bit of everything, some nigiri sushi as well as … Continue reading

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Another sunset walk

Nice way to end a rather relaxed Sunday

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Eggcellent brunch @ One Up

On the quest for finding eggs Benedict, I was recommended to check out ‘One Up’, an ‘all day breakfast & coffee’ place not too far from us (20 minutes walk). One flight up from a Thai street food place, this … Continue reading

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Lunch @ Cafe Kumbuk

Another (for me) new lunch spot. Very nice setting and easy ‘order and pay at the counter’ operations. No waiting for the bill later. Tasty drinks (I had the pineapple crush with ginger) and for food Ritsu had this very … Continue reading

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Welcome to Grade 8

This afternoon / evening I had the honor of enjoying a 3.5 h hour show-and-tell event at Julius’ school. After an initial speech, we followed our kids’ schedules and got to meet each teacher in their classrooms and they had … Continue reading

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Train at sunset

This time I ventured out alone for a longer walk which included again the seaside strip, looking at the clouds / sunsets and passing trains. And this is what happens when a train runs through your panorama shot I actually … Continue reading

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I am THIS tall now …

Thought it was time to measure the teenager again and he clocks in at 1.56m now, only 5 more cm and he passes his mother in height.

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Lunch at Cricket Club

As things slowly fall into place, there is not that much to write about, other than food adventures. Today Ritsu introduced me to the ‘Cricket Club’, apply named for the tons of cricket memorabilia all over the place. And while … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner: Pizza @ Giovanni’s

According to Ritsu’s experience here so far (and the local rumor mill), this is the best pizza place. Seems they are very popular for take-out / delivery, but we walked the 15 minutes and enjoyed the view over to the … Continue reading

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Street Burger / Food Truck experience

We took a nice walk again to the ‘beach’, first time all three of us, and this time with a mission: Finding burgers! The usual panorama shot at the train tracks against sun-setty clouds. I guess we will get more … Continue reading

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Sunset birthday dinner

Ritsu had selected a spot with a great view for last night’s birthday dinner celebration and we had indeed a nice pool side table with view of the sunset against the Colombo skyline: Unfortunately, those clouds you see there in … Continue reading

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Birthday lunch

For my birthday Ritsu took me out for lunch to this slightly fancy place (Gallery CafĂ©) where we both had very nice fish. Her nice picture of me gained quite some traction on my own facebook timeline, and I am … Continue reading

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