Monthly Archives: September 2018

Inspection of the JS Kaga (public version)

I learned that when VIPs get a ship sight-seeing tour, they call it an ‘inspection’ We got an invitation to go see the inside of the Colombo port and visit the DDH184 JS Kaga, on tour for 2 months in the … Continue reading

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Sunday Run and a bit of Aquathon

This Sunday had actually more than one offering for the athletically inclined: The Pro-Am Aquathon offered a 500m swim + 5K race. And I had thought long if I wanted to join, even had the registration papers all filled in, … Continue reading

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Protected: More Thali / Rain Walk

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Meanwhile … #AgeingLK

And some more coverage in the print issue of the FT (click for full print article)

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Beautiful Morning for a Run!

This morning the skies were rather clear and it felt less humid than usual. Off for some exploration! (Got tired of park loops) Overall I ran 12.4KM in 1h07m33s at an overall pace of 5.26 min/km <— and everything very … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ritsu!

We took ‘la mamma’ out to a very fancy place to celebrate her birthday: Capital Bar & Grill at the Shangri La hotel! Mainly known as a steak house, they also offer some fish dishes, some chicken and even 2 … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … and that on her B’day!

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Running in the Rain

It is actually quite refreshing when the rain starts to come down after 10-15 minutes into the run. Quite of lot of water and some ended up on the camera lens. Had only planned on a speedy 5 – 6K, … Continue reading

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Founders’ Day at School

Today J’s school posted a few pics of last week’s event (for which Julius had to dress up). I think Julius and his cohorts only got to play a short intro march and the national anthem. And his part is … Continue reading

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Teenage Goofballs

It was fun having J’s friend Lenny over today. Thanks to the monthly Poya Day holiday, school was closed (while offices and shops remain open, movie theaters closed … ) The young men started with some computer time Followed by … Continue reading

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Racing Tuktuks

With no school going on today, I had planned to get out extra early for a long run without all the pesky traffic. But alas, it had been raining quite heavily and by 5:30 it was still going on. Eventually, … Continue reading

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Haircut

Ritsu had discovered a Japanese hair salon recently, run by a single Japanese lady and only catering to Japanese hair. And it was high time that Julius got his lion mane tamed again. So, off we went. A short 30 … Continue reading

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Another Sunday, Another Run

It has been raining quite heavily the night before until the early hours, and it was not clear if today’s run would happen, but the weather gods smiled upon us and the air felt a bit easier to breath after … Continue reading

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