#2039 – Happy New Year From LA!

ENGLISH I would like to say: HAPPY NEW YEAR from Los Angeles!! Let us wish 2018 to be a great year for all of us!! 🙂 The year 2017 has been a big year for me, where I officially got my PhD degree and I also bought my own apartment. So yeah, I am grateful…

#2035 – Some Side Star Trek Stories

ENGLISH So you know this Fall I was following the new Star Trek: Discovery and remarathoning Star Trek: Voyager. Of course I use Netflix for both series; and you know Netflix comes with the cool language options feature. Here are a couple about this feature which I found … amusing! So as you see in…

#2003 – Photo Tales (44)

ENGLISH This edition of Photo Tales contains two side stories from my weekend trip to Cardiff last month. Photo #98 I was very lucky on this trip. Apparently starting from July this year, as a way to encourage people to take public transportation in Wales for long-distance road travel, the Wales government provided 100% discount…

#2000 – Two Thousand

ENGLISH The title is self-explanatory, this is my 2000th post here in this blog!! Yes people, two thousand!! Certainly this is an achievement, a milestone at the very least, though not really a surprising one to be honest. I mean, I have been blogging for so long so it was just about time for me…

#1978 – A Couple of News From Sint Maarten

ENGLISH In the last three months or so, there have been two big-ish news coming from Sint Maarten. Not good news though, unfortunately. Not too long a go, a woman was killed by the jet blast of an airplane taking off from runway 10 of Princess Juliana International Airport. And several weeks later, a beach…

#1969 – Photo Tales (43)

ENGLISH The theme of this Photo Tales post is some side stories of my impulsive weekend trip in July 2017 to watch Venus Williams’ singles match at the final of Wimbledon. The main story of this series can be found at the following links: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to London and Back 3….

#1958 – Photo Tales (42)

ENGLISH The theme of this Photo Tales post is my latest experiments in the kitchen! Photo #93 My long weekend trip to Lyon gave me a kitchen experiment inspiration for a duck fillet steak. At the time it hit me how I could never think about it as it appeared not very complicated! While the…

#1936 – Some Random Stories

ENGLISH Struck By A Crow The other day I was doing an evening jog for my cardio day in a park nearby my apartment when, all of a sudden, something struck the back of my head. And it was quite hard. Naturally, I screamed and tried to get rid of whatever that was (haha 😆 );…