friends

was amazing to meet, in chronological order, Arturo, Barbie & Paula, Michal & Zahri, Malini, Navjit, Selin and Dean, plus bonus track Selin’s brother and Malini’s sister :). I am hereby asking them to send me the respective pictures! 😛 it is such a fun phenomenon – you meet a very familiar face, but the…

freezer

back in zurich. coming from 26 degrees celsius (80F)in boston, the 3C (39F) here were quite a welcome. last night there were 30F. have to rush, it seems new project is waiting… the last 2 weeks seem like a dream.

massachusetts, oct 7-21

alright, folks, anyone up for a late night in boston, somewhere between 7-21 oct? it seems i’ll be in wellesley, MA, somewhere in the middle of nowhere, for a training. “it seems” because till yesterday it was supposed not to work out, but i got one green light – now avaiting the visa. if u’re…

august

Its been more than a month since Tuvans wedding.. Already… Tsbeen a busy month. First weekend after flew to london to meet a friend, didn’t stay in london at all though (that’s why, vivekananda, I couldn’t meet you, but will next time), rented a car and went down to stonehenge (not as impressive as on…

nostalgia

mhmm.. just realized it, i am in an emory-nostalgic mood these days. miss y’all. a bit. and while thinking about it, i wondered if it is correlated to the fact that i have some dear friends over, having a good time. get the correlation? thought of sharing that, and encourage you to go meet at…

ppw

parental paris weekend.family is here in CH, went together on a weekend trip to paris, with the tgv, the highspeedtrain. loved it.

Easter message

religious talk. Very politically sensitive topic, n’est-ce pas? Ayayay. Here’s my view: if you adhere to a certain religion or like it, or at least have nothing against it, i think you should rejoice and enjoy its holidays with the respective believers, by taking the day off. If you have something against a specific religion…

boot camp

i’ll be on a boot camp type training in davos for the next few days, in the remote romanche-speaking part of the swiss mountains. out of sight n sound. if i survive the military (and if the military survives me :p), i guess i’ll be back.

next period

I’ll be on a project in Switzerland till the end of July, in a small town in the French part, near Lausanne. If you happen to come to Switzerland, let me know as soon as you can, so I can make arrangements to meet. Have no idea about lifestyle and free time in the new…

first day in paris. sort of, paris.

i saw la tour eiffel today. from the car, on the way to the office from the client site, where we had no internet. i also saw the arch of triumph and the champs elysees, from the last floor of the office building. very nice.. its 2:46 am, and i just got a fairly detailed…

paris

my project in bucharest finished in no-time. didnt have time to breathe – today i literally cleaned the team room, delivered the “packs” to the client, and in the meantime found out that i have to catch a plane to Paris, where i am starting a new 2 weeks due dilligence project as of… now.unfortunately…

year start

not much to be newzd.. back to work week has been back to work week, not too bad actually, more calm. its bound to increase in intensity now that we are in the last two weeks of the project in bucharest. after that – dont know yet.in the meantime, here are some pics from sighisoara,…

invasion

brithish authorities announced strongly enhanced security measures on Jan 1st at heathrow airport, preparing for an invasion by masses of romanian workers flooding the UK as soon as their country joins the E.U. on jan 1st. 3 people arrived.

Happy New Year 2007!!

Thursday, January 04, 2007, 00:49 Greetings from the European Union! Romania joined 1st of Jan, and I am quite pleased. Went to Bucharest for the few hours between the years.. didn’t feel much, was thinking back a lot to the whole year 2006.. almost didn’t realize I was in the university square with other few…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and a great year 2007!!Greetings from Bucharest/Sighisoara, where I am about these days. Till beginning of Jan I will be mostly at home in Sighisoara; after that the project is going on in Bucharest till end of Jan. And then – God knows.Have a great winter break and see you in 2007!

smug mugs & pictures

i dedicated a lot of the very little available free time lately to this online gallery on smugmug. put some of my favorite pictures from an “artistic wannabe” point of view, pictures i thought were special or particularily expressive. it’s work in progress, haven’t scanned the entire (huge) picture database :).i like the cool “map…

november sun

what? i’m not the only one in shock after starting work, post-2years of vacation. time compression, cut down on sleep of all important things.. i’m glad i get to post these pictures from bucharest, before autumn is over. sh*t, it IS almost over!! team is great fun. project is interesting. yes, these hords of numbers…

ketchup

to catch up, some scenes from the european trip.. including stuff from way back.. sometimes when i couldnt get to the internet, i put stuff down on the laptop, so i wont forget. now i have internet in my hotel room, so i am quickly taking advantage to post it. who knows when i’ll have…

choice

if you have to choose ONE thing to see in rome, see the colisseum.. and.. the fori.. and.. piazza venezia.. and.. basilica san pietro in the vatican.. and… what? you cant choose JUST ONE thing to see in rome..