January 2008 archives

Entry no.: 418

27 Jan 2008, 11:16 AM

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Internet E-mail love

The first e-mail: 27 February 1997, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bucharest, 2008.

The first received e-mail stored in my trusty (yet exceptionally ugly) Eudora archives dates back to 27 February 1997. That was (almost) 11 years ago.

My previous e-mails—from 1995 to 1997—are lost. Don't worry, I had 11 years to get over it. Anyway; people, names, dates—having a BIG searchable archive proves to be very useful sometimes.

Internet. Just to put things in perspective: in 1997 Yahoo was still nursing its post-IPO hangover. Google was not incorporated yet. Hell, the internet domain google.com was still free! Yeah, I know.

Questions: How old is the oldest e-mail message stored on your computer? Do you intend to keep the mails you've got today until—say—2019, 11 years from now? Answer on your blogs.

Entry no.: 415

25 Jan 2008, 1:26 AM

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Photography Soft drink

Soft drink, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bangkok, 2007.

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Entry no.: 413

20 Jan 2008, 9:45 PM

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Design What the scrub

Remember: when in doubt, use this

Helvetica — the body scrub type, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bangkok, 2007.

Helvetica "Goat's Milk + Salt" body scrub and other Helvetica products.

Found this in a Manga shop in Bangkok. I'm totally clueless, too.

On the other hand—you know those two holy sayings about it:

Nobody has ever been fired for choosing Helvetica.


When in doubt, use Helvetica.

So, all things considered, goat's milk looks like a safe bet.

Entry no.: 406

11 Jan 2008, 6:19 PM

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Prizzi In the meanwhile...

Prizzi examining pedicure, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bucharest, 2007.

Prizzi spent her time examining her pedicure, critically scrutinizing her paws from every imaginable angle.

Entry no.: 405

9 Jan 2008, 8:41 PM

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Photography Volvo ad

Volvo, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bucharest, 2008.

Entry no.: 404

7 Jan 2008, 1:49 PM

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Photography Snowverdose

Tree, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bucharest, 2008.

Snowverdose, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bucharest, 2008.

A subjective account of winter nights—shaken shots with frozen hands.

Entry no.: 403

5 Jan 2008, 8:52 PM

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Travel Awakening

From this:

Elephant-clubbing, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bangkok, 2007.

To this:

Freezing dark, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bucharest, 2008.

Charming! An asphyxiating 50°C difference—more than enough to hate the latitude of 45° N.

It just ain't right.

Entry no.: 402

3 Jan 2008, 1:30 PM


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Photography Portraits

Floating Market saleslady, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Thailand, 2007.

Boat rower at the Floating Market, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Thailand, 2007.

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Entry no.: 401

1 Jan 2008, 7:08 AM

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Travel Getting around

SkyTrain tracks, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bangkok, 2007.

 Floating Market boat, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Thailand, 2007.

From Bangkok SkyTrain to Ratchaburi Floating Market boat.