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June 08, 2004

€ 1530

  • 7650 bunches of green coriander
  • 5100 tins of peeled tomatoes
  • 4744 packets of Manner wafers
  • 1176 small portions of ice cream at Tichy's
  • 566 large beers at a cheap bar in Vienna
  • 437 large beers at an average bar in Vienna
  • 382 kilos asparagus
  • 340 large beers at an expensive bar in Vienna
  • 355 kilos green chilies
  • 170 volumes of Lewis Trondheim comics
  • 95 audio CDs
  • 90 dinners at my favourite Indian restaurant
  • 82 copies of my book
  • 38 rice cookers
  • 25 nights in a hotel room in Paris
  • 22 large "Billy" bookshelves
  • 17 full replacement cartridge sets for my printer
  • 10 flights to London and back
  • 4 weeks holiday on Crete
  • 4 self-published books
  • 3 years, 6 months unlimited travel on public transport in all of Vienna
  • 2 teeth

my new teeth

Thankfully, they turned out in a decidedly non-Martin Curry-like way, but somehow it feels (and looks) as if the left one (that's the right one on the picture) was a bit longer than the right one (that's the left one on the picture). Or is it just an optical illusion?

Other than that I'm happy. Except when I weep for those lost weeks on Crete. Or in Paris.

Posted by Horst on June 8, 2004 12:01 AM to my so-called life | Tell-a-friend
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Konstantin said on June 7, 2004 11:57 PM:

What on earth are "Manner wafers"? : )

Horst said on June 8, 2004 12:16 AM:

Oh. Basically, it's the stuff Haldur ate last Sunday (see picture). See also:

http://www.aardvark.at/blog/2002/10/index.html#a375
http://www.aardvark.at/blog/archives/2003/12/index.html#000345
http://www.manner.at/
http://search.dooyoo.de/essen_trinken/schokolade/manner_schnitten/

Konstantin said on June 8, 2004 12:24 AM:

Got it. I remember them actually. Used to eat those when I was a kid.

nora said on June 8, 2004 03:45 AM:

i'm puzzled by the price of accomodation in paris. nice teeth, though. are you bleaching? that's a very american thing to do.

Horst said on June 8, 2004 12:13 PM:

Nope, I'm not bleaching my teeth. I'm not an American.

Puzzled about accommodation prices in Paris? In what way? The hotel I stayed in last year charged EUR 78 per night for two people. Of course, travelling alone makes it much more expensive.

nora said on June 8, 2004 05:34 PM:

or travelling en quatre.

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