Daily Archives: December 24, 2013

Cat Scratch Pad: Whiteboard Wall Sticker

The idea comes from the bear actually. He’s been wanting to have a whiteboard, but unfortunately, the dorm where he stays is not so flexible about things one can put on the wall. I like the idea, I mean… sometimes we need to write or sketch things down out of our mind, and using a whiteboard will save some papers. Save papers, save trees. Besides, in my new flat I have empty spaces on the wall and I’m free to put anything I like on it *I will have to repaint the wall at the end of the contract anyway*.

At first, we looked for a traditional whiteboard. The small ones, e.g. 60 x 40 cm, are not so expensive, but I don’t think that size is sufficient :p. So I searched for an alternative. I know that wall decals or wall stickers are popular nowadays, so there must be a whiteboard wall sticker. And yes there is, and it’s naturally less expensive than the traditional whiteboard! :D. Read more »

Friday the 13th and the Curse of a Hobbit Box

picture is taken from here

Friday the 13th occurs twice in 2013: September 2013 and December 2013. Yes, the latter was Friday two weeks ago. It is believed to be an ominous and cursed day, a day when bad luck happens. And combined with the ’13’ in 2013? Brrr… it made me shivering.

Kidding.

I don’t believe such things. In fact, on that day… let me think… I think I had quite some fun, exploring the Christmas market here in Trento, in the occasion of celebrating my successful qualifying exam — I can continue my PhD study, yay *not so enthusiastic anymore imagining the work that will be piled higher and deeper*. Anyway, that evening I had a pretty good raclette and a sip of vin brulé in the Christmas market ;). A nice evening. However, the days after that Friday the 13th were like a nightmare to me *horror soundtrack starts*

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