Category Archives: Life

Come and See

Decemberists: Yesterday evening, The Decemberists were in London, and made a wonderful concert at Shepherd Bush. I’ve fallen in love with the band after vieweing the video of their song Sixteen Military Wives and I started getting my hands on … Continue reading

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Shake Your Groove Thing

Still in Italy, for the next 48 hours at least The wedding went incredibly well: the ceremony itself was so short (twenty minutes) that I don’t remember much of it. We were married in a beautiful building in Milan, with … Continue reading

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Saturday, Marta and myself finally went to choose the wedding rings. We asked to get engraved, after our names, the date of the wedding in a format of our choice, and we gave to the puzzled guy a note with … Continue reading

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Well, it’s been a full week since I moved to London, and everything is coming along quite nicely. The house is really cool, with a big bedroom and an even bigger dining room. It’s still missing some bits of furniture, … Continue reading

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Feeling yourself disintegrate

life: In the past 24 hours I’ve had: a bad cold a sore throat some lines of fever water spilled on my laptop’s keyboard thus, a broken Ctrl key that would not disengage itself and, finally, a broken Ctrl key … Continue reading

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moving out: Marta has been in London a couple of times, in these two weeks; she has found a nice house in Crystal Palace, and began to buy furniture and stuff, and preparing it for us to move in. Next … Continue reading

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This is a comment I left on Philip’s blog in response to Ross’ blog. question: what are we, third graders that we must do all this touchy-feely, “we must not make comments” stuff? ross’ comment was a bit on the … Continue reading

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Marta got accepted for a MSc at the LSE, and she’d really like to move to Good Ol’ London – with me coming along. So, in the next months I’ll have to find a gig in the UK: time to … Continue reading

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It’s been snowing since yesterday morning, here in Milan. Waking up with 20 cm of snow and watching it grow has some sort of hypnotical beauty, which vanishes as soon as you realize that: two of the major national airports … Continue reading

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There And Back Again

There (to Berlin) and Back (to work) again. Continue reading

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