Monthly Archives: January 2018

Very active Poya Day

Thanks to Poya Day and Julius not going to school, I had time to go to the early morning CCR speed session, which was again a lot of fun, running in circles at different paces. After that we went to … Continue reading

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Motion

Cat is fascinated by our laundry … This morning she snuck into the machine and good thing I noticed when I closed the door Today’s Outdoor Run Went with Julius to school instead of gym this morning to run the … Continue reading

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Cat Update

This morning I had the questionable honor of bringing the kitten back to the vet for another blood test. Her weight is back to normal (1.5kg, incredibly, back in December when I brought her for her first vaccinations, she was … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday Run

Like every last Sunday of the month, today was the 5K CityRun with bibs and timekeeping, but like last November, instead of running, I volunteered again. And was promoted to time keeping, which was quite the challenge once the runners … Continue reading

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Cat Back Home

The good news is that after another blood test the cat seems to be on the mend and Julius & I went to pick her up after she got her morning antibiotics. She still needs to rest, so she got … Continue reading

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Food adventures on India’s Republic Day

Today we were invited to the India House to celebrate India’s 69th anniversary of her Republic Day. After the usual anthems and speeches we got to explore some fun Indian food items, like Panipuri, little pastry shells filled with potato … Continue reading

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Sick Kitten

Our cat had a bit of vomiting earlier this week, but appeared to get better, until yesterday, when she puked again and this time we were certain there was blood in it … so, off to the vet with her. … Continue reading

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Life Signs from School Trip, Day Four

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Another Date Night

Gotta make the best of it! For Date Night #2 Ritsu had suggested Tao – a Chinese restaurant inside the Cinnamon Grand hotel. Very nice pool side setting, very attentive service and overall very tasty food. We shared 5-spice beef … Continue reading

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More Life Signs from School Trip, Day Three

As the school trip adventure continues, the kids moved on today from Udawalala National Park to Hikkaduwa (where we were a while ago to clean up the beach) and went snorkeling pretty much straight away. Julius already reported that he … Continue reading

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Date Night

Kid on school trip = date night! I took Ritsu out to the Vistas bar on top of the Mövenpick hotel for sunset and cocktails and then we moved on to have dinner at Arabian Knights. Really good middle eastern … Continue reading

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Life Signs from School Trip, Day Two

Today a group picture from the school trip’s Instragram feed. At least Julius is smiling, unlike some of the other kids 😉 They are today in the same national park that we had visited on our first trip to Sri … Continue reading

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Life Sign from School Trip, Day One

Julius left this morning for his 1 week school trip. The school is nice enough to let kids keep their phones (so, the first thing I heard was complaints about the lodging), but they also keep an Instagram account and … Continue reading

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Sunday Mix

As usual, this Sunday started early again with a group run organized by CCR. Afterwards some of us went up to Galle Face Green to watch some of the runners who are preparing for the upcoming Ironman. While they were … Continue reading

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Violin & SCUBA

Full program today. After an unexpected morning run, over breakfast and getting ready for violin, Julius asked “Don’t I have SCUBA today?”. And yes, apparently over all that party planning I had forgotten about his SCUBA schedule and we quickly … Continue reading

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