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Hey, it's me again.

Yes, I guess I am still kicking although I am not quite sure how I managed to survived the last few weeks more or less intact. I won't bore you with details, just a hint that our government is slowly, but surely falling apart which means at least two things. Way too much work for me and a rather kissgoodbyesummer. We'll see how it all goes though. And if I add way too much translating, well, at least way too many fucked up deadlines (thanks to only me, thanks LOL), giving me 7am-3am days for 10 days in a row, then you get the picture.

And I am really not sure if I can find the strength to dive and dig through - current state - 650 LJ notifications, so at risk of being a bay LJer, please tell me, what I have missed. I really can't do it right now. And, as often, I will get better, ok?

And now onto the good part. Two long weekends due to public holidays here give me some hope I might return to the land of living soon. The one ahead promises rain, so Iggy and I already ditched our camping plans. Welcome, lazy times. The one that just passed by, was really lovely. In short: Genova (at Ricky's place), Portofino and Monaco. Portofino being one of the most posh places on Ligurian coast, Monaco being... Monaco. A larger set of pics is, as often, Flickr'd, here you're getting a glimpse.

And I really hope to have the strength to keep my LJing more or less current. 's a promise, ok? :)


Ricky's driving....
Ricky was driving. And this is what you see when he is... his usual him. :)



And more...
Portofino. Eternal Christmas?

A song, please.
Genova, in front of the cathedral.

All piled up.
Genova, typical view.

Along Ligurian coast.
Along Ligurian coast.

Overlooking.
Monaco in afternoon haze.

Merry men.
R&T&I.

Getting ready...
Getting ready for Formula 1.

Posing...
Berti in front of the cathedral.

Monaco
No. Just no.

Car Geekery #2
Posh or Poor?



Comments

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tilia_tomentosa
Apr. 28th, 2011 11:26 pm (UTC)
Hello, Zombie Tomaz! It's good to "see" you and Iggy again. :)

Do you expect any serious consequences for your country from that government crisis?

LOL how fast was Ricky driving?

You can go to my journal for some new photos of the tractors on the farm. LOL

Otherwise I'm still volunteering like crazy all over the Internet, finding interesting people in the most unexpected ways, and achieving surreal feats of networking. At least it's something interesting to do and some practice for my communication skills while I'm Almost Unemployed.
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:57 pm (UTC)
Well, crisis.... I guess election will be a little sooner that expected. :)

Tractors.... are there woofy men on them? :)
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christopher575
Apr. 28th, 2011 11:27 pm (UTC)
I like the one where you're saying 'no, just no'. Neat buildings.
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:57 pm (UTC)
But all so piled up..... :)
squirreltot
Apr. 29th, 2011 01:04 am (UTC)
Hey boo, so sorry to hear about your hectic work life. That stinks. But glad you are getting some down time. Monaco looks like a blast. I'll have to add that to my must visit list. Big hugs!
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:57 pm (UTC)
Hum.... I didn't like it all that much. :)
maxauburn
Apr. 29th, 2011 01:26 am (UTC)
Love the photos!

You missed a LOT!

Now we have flying cars!

Jesus came back twice - the third time was because he wanted a Papa John 's Pizza!

Time travel is a reality; Titanic was saved from sinking, "Ishtar" was prevented from being made, and George Lucas wasn't allowed to make any Star Wars sequels after 1983!

But he was encouraged to make " American Graffiti III."
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:57 pm (UTC)
ooookaaaay... 's a long list. :)
coffeeguy777
Apr. 29th, 2011 01:34 am (UTC)
Glad to see your among the living.. Tell Ricky to slow down :-)
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:57 pm (UTC)
Oh I told him. LOL
thisisdavid
Apr. 29th, 2011 02:08 am (UTC)
I don't see you much on here anymore my friend.
Cool pics. I like the blurry driving one and also the coastal road one- it looks like both a road on our east coast here in Taiwan and also back home in California.
So, not making Guam in June?
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:58 pm (UTC)
I have serious plans of returning to LJ. :)

Guess..... I won't make it to Guam. LOL
putzmeisterbear
Apr. 29th, 2011 03:12 am (UTC)
You haven't missed much from San Francisco. It has been quiet.
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:58 pm (UTC)
Phew! :) So it's all good! :)
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paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:58 pm (UTC)
Oh me too! It's wonderful! :)
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paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:59 pm (UTC)
Will do my best! :)
jeremymlad
Apr. 29th, 2011 06:07 am (UTC)
Your pictures are gorgeous as always - how do you DO it??

Governments fall-aparts make me živčen. Where can I get news about this?
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:59 pm (UTC)
Well, I take a lot of them and some of them are good. :)

Well, don't be živčen, it's just our messy politics. LOL
dendren
Apr. 29th, 2011 03:01 pm (UTC)
always so nice to see your smiling face :)
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:59 pm (UTC)
And I plan to smile a lot more. :)
badrobot68
Apr. 29th, 2011 07:31 pm (UTC)
I do hope you plan to reply to all 650 of those LJ comments!
paterson_si
Apr. 29th, 2011 08:00 pm (UTC)
I think...... I erased those notifications. :)
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dan4behr
Apr. 30th, 2011 03:49 pm (UTC)
LOOVE the nighttime Portofino shot!

Ah, the thought of zipping along with Ricky in the Mini...bliss

Maybe he'll make me some ravioli when the drive is finished?
paterson_si
May. 1st, 2011 10:52 am (UTC)
For Mini rides you'll have to talk to Andrea. Ricky is the chef though, yes. :)
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paterson_si
May. 1st, 2011 10:52 am (UTC)
It was a splendid little trip. :)
ubermunkey
May. 7th, 2011 01:20 pm (UTC)
Posh
and handsome mens everywhere!

great pics
paterson_si
May. 9th, 2011 11:32 pm (UTC)
Mens are the essence. :)
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