Malaysia, the second week (plus a few days)

On Monday, 25th of July, our abang gave us his Perodua Alza to visit my father-in-law’s. And one of the first photos I took there was this one of “Belang” (= striped): Suadi, my father-in-law, had hired some people to…

Malaysia, the first week

We’ve had 3 weeks in Malaysia this year, and we started on Sunday, July 17th with a route taking us from FRA (Frankfurt) over DXB (Dubai) to KUL (Kuala Lumpur), where we arrived late Monday evening. Our abang (the older…

Back from Malaysia

We’re back from a 3 week trip to Malaysia, which is where Mitchie comes from, so it’s kind of home for us. And we’ve visited almost all of the family and friends’ houses; after 6 years it was about time…

Busy times

We’ve been doing a lot during the last weeks, and then again, not so much. First it was Ramadan, so we slept during daytime (with times like 21:40 to 2:50 for eating and drinking approximately, you don’t have much time…

Auf Deutsch: zwei Vergleiche, 3 Links (und nachträglich: ein Video)

Zunächst einmal eine Definition, oder besser gesagt zwei, zum Thema Motorrad (man ahnte es vielleicht aufgrund des “featured images” hier): 1. Das ideale Revier für Motorräder sind Landstraßen. Heizen und Geradeausbrettern auf Dosenbahnen ist was was kurzfristig Spaß macht (und…

This week, Michael Dunlop rode the Isle of Man Snaefell Mountain Course in under 17 minutes, which makes it a new record, with him the record holder. Michael is the son of Robert and the nephew of Joey, and his…

Proud Zuleikha

Saturday was a great day for Zuleikha – she even wrote an own blog post about it. First thing in the morning was that Mitchie and Zuleikha went to a nearby pond again to see the goslings which are now…

Using (and trying) another motorcycle

Here in Germany, cars, motorcycles and so on have to get checked each two years. Normally I did this on Saturdays, but I don’t like the nearest service station that much, so this time I decided to have it done…

Using my motorcycle

I showed you some black & white photos of my motorcycle lately, explaining what makes it so special. And since it has to go through its bi-annual inspection/surveillance this month, I decided to first use it a bit of course….

This is interesting: Historical trend of relational DBMS popularity I assumed that the free databases would be strong, but that they’re on places 2 and 4 is astonishing. And look at the rise rate of MariaDB, which is more popular…