The Jewish Museum Berlin. This extraordinary building is an experience that leaves a visceral impression with you long after you have departed. As you enter the main entrance you are stepping in to the old building. By its facade you can be lulled into thinking that this is conservative history at its most regal. The old building consists of the main level including the entrance, … Continue reading www.jmberlin.de
I was born in ’59, two years before the Berlin wall was built. I remember growing up and learning about WW2, how its impact changed the face of the world as we knew it. I learned of the Nazi Party, the Holocaust and the separation of Germany into East and West. It all seemed one continuous ongoing battle of good against evil. One series of … Continue reading Lessons learned, my rememberance today @ Checkpoint Charlie
Photography can bring out the best and the worst in you. It does in me. There are times I know I drive family and friends, and everyone around me, nuts by taking a camera everywhere with me, and being ever resourceful, my trusty smart phone is always handy as well. 🙂 Here are some giveaways to help identify yourself; Do you find yourself squinting through … Continue reading Have an OC personality? Then don’t take up photography
Alan Turing Heard of him? I hadn’t, forgive my ignorance. What an unbelievable man. Known as Britain’s greatest code breaker his exceptional insight is the basis for all modern electronic function as we know it today. His accolades are great and many. Widely known as the father of computer science and artificial intelligence he breathed life into concepts such as robots and computers, understanding with … Continue reading From my desk – equality for all
I can’t believe June is here… happy birthday to my oldest baby boy… Where has 2013 gone? Maybe its because I’m cramming so much in to each and every day. Crazy, but I feel an urgency to get a move on… so for the last few weeks I’ve been in prep mode for several projects I have in mind for 2014. Travel and my camera … Continue reading 2014 – Are YOU ready for it?
Fresh out of patience and sorely low on sleep I met the most amazing woman on my morning flight to Melbourne. I could see she was tired and I just wanted to nose my way into a book researching for my next vacation but we duly nodded, greeted and organized ourselves for the hour and a half flight and found in a surprisingly short space … Continue reading Incredible woman