4 pm

Summer warmth and slight drizzle. And no brolly, of course. Soon it’s time to leave the desk with all the unfinished work and rush to the nursery. The next weeks leading to holiday are full of deadlines to meet, conference visit to Edinburgh, and more deadlines. However, deadlines are goooood! They make us jump and […]

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 […]

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 […]

HASSLE

Thank G for the sun shining today! Our life has become a complete hassle frontier. Flat searching in London, car selling in Amsterdam, lease resigning, other travels, work, deadlines, colds, backpains and then the rest of the normal stuff. Every now and then I try to reflect on our “modern nomadic lifestyle”, and come to […]