Monthly Archives: April 2019

Pretty quiet today … here’s a picture of a cat!

Sooooo, there were no further attacks / explosions / significant revelations today, which is good news. I’d like to believe that the ample & detailed warnings we got might have deterred whoever is still out there from blowing stuff up. … Continue reading

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Here we go again?

It was nice for a change to not have a curfew last night and that Sunday was relatively quiet … But it is Monday now and new warnings are being issued. Update 7PM And this just in … basically house … Continue reading

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Still Running

Keeping it a bit shorter than usual, but still going out every day. Friday = scheduled rest day

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The Blame Game

Fortunately today has been rather quiet. No news of new violence, more like “we found some (1)  suspects’ relatives (2)” … or ‘people arrested for planting false evidence‘ The bigger discussion now centers around if this could have been prevented … Continue reading

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Laksa

So, we went out today to have laksa and Ritsu took this wonderful photo 😉

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Assorted headlines …

The shit keeps on hitting the fan here. Shoot Out with police ends with explosion killing 15 people (this happened on the east side of the island) They keep finding explosives. All this is very much filling us with confidence … Continue reading

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Will we ever get back to normal?

Every day now we get additional warnings like the below article. Today again we are cautioned against going out AT ALL! I don’t see how we will feel safe about sending Julius to school again come Monday (if they even open … Continue reading

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Far from over …

CNN turned their live updates back on … it’s not over yet. Today brought highlights like ‘everyone stay put and indoors for 2 hours’ (over what was supposed to be lunch break) warnings. Most likely something to do with that … Continue reading

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But what about your running?

My father rightfully asked about my running. Assuming that I had shelved it given the circumstances. But having lived through the aftermath of 9/11 in Manhattan back in 2001, I learned one thing: By giving up on the important life … Continue reading

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NYT: What We Know and Don’t Know About the Sri Lanka Attacks

This is a very comprehensive summary by the New York Times of what happened and what’s going on. Click any of the above for the full article. This bit is especially troublesome: In fact, this document showed up first in … Continue reading

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The day after …

I will not spend much time pouring over the facts of what’s going on here, for that please refer to your favorite news site. I found that CNN has a pretty accurate live feed. And locally Ada Derana is doing … Continue reading

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We are safe!

Just wanting to let everyone know that our family is safe and at home. By now news has probably reached everyone that there have been 8 bomb blasts in and around Colombo. The situation is developing and you can read … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Rainbow Run

We met up early today at Independence Square although it was raining quite heavily. But we waited it out and eventually were rewarded with a sunrise-rainbow over the Indian Ocean.

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SG Day 4 Part III: Chinatown

Lunch at Maxwell Hawker Center, J&R have the Tien Tien Hainanese Chicken rice (surprisingly short line, but seems they have expanded and stream lined the operation successfully) while I try yet another laksa after having a rare find: oyster cake. … Continue reading

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SG Day 4 Part II: Singapore City Gallery

For today’s entertainment we headed to Chinatown, J&R enjoying their MRT cards while I walked the 3km. Our first stop was the Singapore City Gallery which is a fantastic (and free) museum about the history, present & future of the … Continue reading

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