Grey like winter

This morning dawned late in our little household as Lulu let us sleep until 7:30 (bliss, although i did wake up once in the early morning to soothe her). Lulu read a couple of books with us in bed and then took off. Looking at buddy i said: What’s wrong with us? Meaning, how can […]

Away from the storm

Perfect timing! Maybe not weather-wise but otherwise it was certainly true of our recent trip to Finland. On return we heard the locals’ account of what went on in our neighborhood during the recent rioting. Not good.. Living upstairs from a police station meant sirens wailing day and night, people crouching in their apartments all […]

…the rain has gone!

It’s been too long since I wrote last. My friend starting a new blog just awoke me to this realization (TY dear!). The summer doesn’t really feel like a summer.. except no one else working away as hard as oneself. Not that I feel all that motivated each day either. Lucky the weather is nothing […]

Update on London

Warm weather is giving way to the Royal Wedding this week. At the same time, I am negotiating practicalities at my new work place, University College London Environment Institute, and struggling to get reception on my new fancy smart phone. Hours of sitting on the tube and at Carphone warehouse will hopefully be rewarded by […]

Back from the ice age

After a long silence it is time to write again. And after a lot of fuss, travel and relocation head-aches, I finally have a moment TO write! The spring in London is absolutely fabulous. Let me think.. is that the word they use so much around here? “Faaa-bulous”. It’s not fantastic.. that much I know […]