Well, now im super late making my first post of 2016 now rather then the January/February mark that I wanted but hey better late than never. But for now lets ignore that and get on to the fun stuff. Since I last posted we went to Germany for Steph and Michael’s wedding I’ll let her tell you about that though. Continue reading
For some time now Motorola has been tantalising tastebuds for smartwatch thoughts with their triumphant touting of the typical square form factor. Square smart watches are so passe, none of them appealed to me, I mean I was doing the square touch screen thingo on the wrist thing in 2010. I was the guy with the iPod Nano secured with a black metal bracelet that was both protector and watch band for the iPod, it was on my wrist and everything. I could tell I looked really cool with this touchscreen device on my wrist and everyone asked what it was. I was a man before my time.
Ok, so I’m actually back in Stuttgart, but we had an amazing time in Paris with great weather and we managed to do basically everything on my extremely long list.
Sorry for being absent for a bit here, but between work and sleep, there hasn’t been much time for anything else!
Alright, so, Paris. You may have read my post about everything I wanted to accomplish while we were there. Well, we did almost everything!
So I’m trying to figure out what to do during the 3 days that we’ll be in Paris.
We will be also be doing touristy things seeing as it’ll be Michael’s first time there and the last time I was there it was a bit of a rush and I had done little to no research.
I’ve started by writing a list of the must-sees and googling what others found to be worth a visit. Also it seems that there are a bunch of events on at exactly the time we are going.
Firstly I apologise for being M.I.A. lately…it was a busy last week!
I had to work a lot last week and then on Thursday we packed and flew to the UK for a family wedding.
When summer finally rolls around, I, like everyone, like to head to the ocean. In Germany, ocean is scarce and one has to go to the very north of the country to get sandy beaches.
Instead of driving for 7 hours or so, we decided to head to a lake, about 37 minutes from home.
Every time we head to visit Michael’s family, it means a trip to Bonn and to Cologne, hence, Bologne!
It all started with a test message from a longtime friend “Want to go for a ride?” received at 11:05am on a Saturday. If the message had originated with a comely friend who didn’t own a bike then this message would have meant something different but alas it did not.
I thought to myself all I have done so far is get up at a stately 10:10am and brushed my teeth picked up some fruit and thought “eeeeuuuch” never again have apple just after brushing. There was the text highlighted in yellow because texts from everyone are yellow and my texts in the conversation are blue on the Samsung Galaxy S4. And like the colour so did my outlook on the rest of the day look, much brighter and all the better for it (because contrast from black text to yellow backgrou- ok this isn’t the point).
Despite living in Germany and more specifically, in Stuttgart for almost 3 years, I am still discovering new places and seeing the city from different perspectives. Continue reading
About 5-10 minutes from where we live, there is a region called “Siebenmühlental”. Roughly translated, it is the valley of the seven mills, hence the title (which reminds me of Seven Hills in Sydney).