December 10th, 2017

Me right now

Yesterday it was sunny and all the hills were green. And today some dude lost control on the first snow and hit my front door (a moment ago). I tried to get out of his way but there was very little time and nowhere to go to avoid the spinning dude completely. Well, the guy's insurance will now pay for the new door the Toyota centre here will put on my car.

It was fun though and some good entertainment for all these local guys in the photo who heard something and came out of their houses to have a look (I took the photo). I have never been to this village before but am already making new friends here. They even offered me and the other driver a beer while we where waiting for the police, which both of us thought probably wasn't a good idea so we declined.

No Manchester Derby for you

So todays's match between Manchester City and Manchester United apparently is broadcast to 189 out of 193 member states of the United Nations. The four countries that will miss the fun at Old Trafford are North Korea, Cuba, Saint Kitts and Nevis and, yeah you guessed it right, Moldova.

This place has already been missing out on everything, does it have to be this as well?

White out

This is what it was like here today.

In some places you could hardly see the horizon line and it was like standing in and staring into this endless total whiteness.

What a difference in one night.

One of our volunteers thought that it is now a dream of every minimalist designer here and remembered this: