Web Insanity [en]

I must be going slightly mad… I’ve registered an email address for my cat at meowmail.com. You can now write to him directly at [email protected] to ask him how he is coping with Switzerland (locked up in a flat, no pure beef for dinners anymore – canned food instead, no playmates, no dog, no baby…). … Continue readingWeb Insanity [en]

Living with Aleika: Calcutta and Pune [en]

In 99-00, I spent a year in India. This is a chapter in the journal of my adventures there. First days in Calcutta The flight to Calcutta went smoothly (I’m not mentioning the unavoidable plane delays). We must have looked quite a weird party: two foreigners, one wearing a light brown baby, the other one … Continue readingLiving with Aleika: Calcutta and Pune [en]

Back to Bombay and Surrendering a Flat in India [en]

In 99-00, I spent a year in India. This is a chapter in the journal of my adventures there. Bombay; February 9 Aleika, Akirno and Somak back home Aleika, Akirno and Somak arrived as scheduled, around 5 a.m. I hung around for a few days as they settled down, and Somak quite rapidly agreed to … Continue readingBack to Bombay and Surrendering a Flat in India [en]

Danielle Visiting Me in India [en]

Pune; March 23 First days with Danielle Danielle was quickly adopted by the whole family, including the dog and – especially – the baby. He had an immediate crush on her. We spent the end of the first week shopping around a bit (if she wanted to buy a sari and have some clothes tailored, … Continue readingDanielle Visiting Me in India [en]

Everyday Life During the Hot Season [en]

In 99-00, I spent a year in India. This is a chapter in the journal of my adventures there. Holi A few weeks ago it was Holi festival. That means that people smear colours upon each others faces while wishing everybody a happy Holi. I was at first undecided whether to participate or not, and … Continue readingEveryday Life During the Hot Season [en]