Month: April 2008

giorni e nuvole

I watched this movie yesterday… and it get’s the label “problem film”. It’s ok. But throughout the film I was waiting for some major action. It’s all about unemployment, and the subsequent downsizing, and the effect it has on this Italian couple somewhere in Italia. Reflecting the stagnant economy. As I said not bad, but …

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Chrischona = done

A small feat to celebrate in my personal blog: I jogged uphill from Riehen to St. Chrischona today at a slow and leisurely pace. The first part was tough, but about half way between Riehen and Bettingen I started to feel better. I guess the endorphin production kicked in. Despite a setback due to flu, …

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Metal Thieves

Just zapped into this German TV report on the increase in theft of all kinds of metal fittings such as copper wiring, pipes, manhole covers, gutters, kitchen sinks, etc. The same is happening in Malawi. For example, the fixed telephone wiring is being stolen and sold to fences, just as fast as it is being …

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I blog to share

like this Brian Solis post. And especially this quote: Personally I blog to share information, ideas, and thoughts and observations that may or may not help people. I’m not in the news business. Nor am I in the blogging business. But even still, it is a significant commitment, one I’m currently weighing in the greater …

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Fresh Ginger Tea

Here’s a family secret I’m sharing free of charge: To make ginger tea: Peel some fresh ginger root. Cut it into smaller slices or chunks and put them into a tea pot. Pour boiling hot water and allow to brew for a couple of minutes before serving…. é voilà ! I like drinking it hot and …

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