Icelander?

I have got some comments from my colleagues – both in the Commission and others – about my beard. It is remarkable to hear how similar many of them are. In one way or another – even though most of the time in a comical tone – say that now …

London and more

Last Friday I went to London to attend a seminar which was largely on human rights and HIV. The seminar is part of a project funded by the EU. I attended the seminar to tell about what we are doing regarding human rights in context of HIV and to comment …

More travel

I continue to travel here and there. On Friday I will go to London for a seminar and I will come back on Saturday, but I will not really be able to see much of London. I will even have to go before the seminar ends on Saturday as last …

Beard

While I was in Bulgaria I did not shave and therefore I had a little bit of a beard when I came back to Luxembourg. Instead of shaving when I was back then I decided to keep it and see how I will look with a beard. We will have …

Who is Vera?

Some of my regular readers might be thinking from my last post who Vera is? The answer is easy, she is my girlfriend even though that is somewhat weak word to describe where we are in our relationship. We met online 2 months ago and have been together as a …

Easters in Bulgaria

I came home yesterday after having spent the Easters in Bulgaria. I was visiting my friend Vera. I enjoyed seeing how Bulgarians hold Easters. I started my travel on 30 March, but the next day we went to a spa hotel with Vera’s best friend and his girlfriend. He drove …