Catherine used to be my room-mate at the World Bank. We shared the office, but not only. Confidences, frustrations, aspirations… she was my office-mate, but she was a good friend as well.
And then, as often happens in our profession, someone leaves - in this case Catherine, destination: Nairobi. A few emails to keep in touch, but, with time, fewer and fewer, each of us taken up by our respective routines. I had heard she had moved to London after Nairobi, and then to Azerbaijan, but meanwhile I had moved to Delhi, and by that time we had completely lost track of each other.
Until yesterday, when I unexpectedly received a message from her. She is in Brussels now, got married, and got a beautiful daughter, Helena Chiara, more or less as old as Leo.
An Uhlman’s happy ending - which may become a Hollywood happy ending if we meet again eventually.
Who knows? Do keep on follow our Blog, and you will discover the end of this story...
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Grazie Matteo e Mathilde, so nice:) I am delighted to be in touch again, we will try to bring Helena to Rome and see you and meet Leo! Complimenti allo squaletto, only two classes and he's already a champion!ReplyDelete
looking forward to hosting you here in rome!ReplyDelete
and won't exclude a blitz in bruxelles (we have a few friends there, and promised to pay them a visit since long time...)