Month: May 2006

Reporting from London

I finally got my hands on a PC with an internet connection. The weather in Paris was more eccentric than what we know to be typical English weather. It was sunny, then suddenly cloudy and a torrential downpour, all in a matter of minutes. Fortunately the Louvre was excellent. Madrid weather was brilliant, sunny and …

Paris – day 2

We walked from the Champs-Elysees to L’Orangerie only to find out that it would not open till after noon. The morning was reserved only for tour groups. Dang! So we went to Centre Pompidou to see modern art – only to find out that we were in the wrong queue (the library) and that this …

Paris – day 1

I stayed in Paris from Saturday 20 – Tuesday 23 May 2006. Here is a day-by-day account with tips for potential visitors. Photos will be inserted after they’ve been uploaded. View Paris 2006 – The Louvre photos View Paris 2006 – d’Orsay and garden photos We arrived in the early hours of the morning at …

Packing for Europe

I’ve got less than a day to go, and I’ve barely begun packing. Passport? Check. Air ticket? With mum. Currency? I need to find a currency exchange booth soon. Unless I’m Richard Gere, who can use a credit card in an Indian market and get away with it. What’s the next most important thing? My …

Europe and UK-bound

This Friday evening my mum and I leave for Paris, then Madrid (where I’ll be spending my birthday), and finally to London and a couple other English cities, including my alma mater Bristol. I should be terribly excited about it, I suppose. I’ve been doing some research despite being a bit blase about the whole …

My day

Today I finished re-writing chord charts for a song my new band will be learning. I am recovering from a viral throat infection and a tongue ulcer. I am now cleaning up my iCal because somehow during sychronisation between my Mac, the Missing Sync and my O2 Mini, I now have repeat dates for events …