A long week, a short weekend, another long week, but this time with help; a young man will take photographs of some specialties, sort books, and generally be helpful. I wonder whether I will reach my deadline at the end of this month. I heard through bush telegraphy that there was a meeting and some head honchos decided I should take care of another problem too – it’s all still vague, but I hope it means another assignment. I start to like the place.
It was a nice and relaxed Sunday, with a coffee visit at an old friend’s flat – the first time I had Rueblikuchen in my life (pics), and I found it amazingly tasty and juicy, a nice form to eat vegetables. Especially carrots, my relationship with them always was a bit strained. But W. is a good sugar baker, what I am not, my cakes normally end in a disaster, I do not even try myself on torte. We chatted and I think our gossip was a bit unfriendly now and then, we are of the same age, studied together, and have the same sense of humour; W. has a sharp tongue sometimes, while I only speak in Angelic voices of course. It was a very nice Sunday afternoon.
And that’s why we have a gentle Foxtrot today, Abe LYMAN’s (Ger., Eng., more music, bio) California Orchestra plays Sunday, recorded 1926.
And just because I found it: Here you can watch Chris FARLOWE (Ger., Eng.) eat a sandwich, live in 1972; here is the same man telling people to stay away from his apples, live in 2009, together with the usual suspects. He has it with food …