Monthly Archives: August 2019

Wall of Rain

The weather is still unpredictable and I was sure I would be ok when I ventured out for my sunset walk … but by the time I reached the water’s edge, I faced the impending rain storm, feeling the first … Continue reading

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Finally Beyond Meat Burger again!

It really has been a while that I had a good vegan burger. I tried a while ago at Plus Nine Four, but both their vegan & vegetarian burgers they showcase in their menu were not available (a very typical … Continue reading

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Swim Team Briefing

Today was first time keeping of the season and I was again by the lanes with a stop watch. (there might be more photos later) But here is Julius giving one of his famous massages after today’s ‘ordeal’

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Meanwhile …

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Morning Run

It has been raining a lot these days, especially in the mornings. This kept me indoors on treadmill, but today I managed to get lucky with a gap between showers and did a nice 11K up to Galle Face, where … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … handing out books

In case you are not familiar with the term ‘ragging’, it holds about the same meaning in this part of the world as ‘hazing’ in the US. A subset of bullying, but more obvious. See Wikipedia.

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“Pristine” Sri Lanka

That’s a slogan often used in advertisement campaigns … The air quality, at least here in Colombo, is really not that great. And I don’t trust the AQI readings from that one sole measuring station at the US embassy. Their … Continue reading

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Majestic Cat

Queen of the castle

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Quick evening run by the sea

Did not get to run this morning as I was time keeping / finish line picture taking at our monthly CCR City 5K run. Which nearly did not happen because of the rain, which subsided just in time and just … Continue reading

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Random Headlines

Can’t really say what’s going on here (simply because I don’t know) … but reading all this does not give me much confidence. This one is still related to the ongoing garbage crisis: Apparently this has been going on for … Continue reading

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17K all over the place

This week has been surprisingly rainy so far and there’s been a lot of treadmill running instead of bouncing around outside. But this morning I went and only after 9K it rained for about 5 minutes, which was rather refreshing.

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Meanwhile … on Twitter

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Sunset Walk

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Julius Birthday Bash

Being a summer child comes with the nasty side effect that school holidays cover your birthday and no one is around for a birthday party. But this your we planned ahead and 10 days after the actual day he invited … Continue reading

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CCR sunday 13K. Beware of stray dogs!

The usual Sunday group run, with a slight twist this time. Today we added “beware of stray dogs” to our security briefing … and sure enough the lady who gave this briefing was the one who ended up get bitten … Continue reading

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