It’s safe to say this year has been very difficult. I was told that being in China in your own zodiac year (in my case the dog) was bad luck but really, I don’t see how it could have been any worse! The whole year has been a slew of missteps. As I write […]
Last year it was Vietnam, a country I was sorry to leave! The year before, China. And so to my first European xmas for a long while. It’s always fascinating on a cultural sphere to see how and/or if xmas is celebrated. Obviously in this part of Europe it’s a no brainer and to that […]
*I began a very detailed diary of what’s been happening here in BCN then realised this may not be the right place for it. So have written something anew as follows… Barcelona twice in one year. Wow, I must be doing something right, while some get by on doing wrong and it’s that pitch between […]
In 2003 Japan and David Sylvian’s catalogue was given a significant makeover by Virgin EMI. Both Gentlemen Take Polaroids and Tin Drum recently got the half speed master treatment and next February on what will be Sylvian’s 61st year, his golden era from 1984’s Brilliant Trees to 1987’s Secrets of the Beehive are being revised […]
No Christmas card this year but I shot this recently in Geneva, my first swing through Switzerland in 12 years, much like Berlin. Amazed I remembered so much. Enjoy!
Berlin on a snowy night, here follows the images of an interlude…
As a junior commercial aviation addict I wanted to live in Frankfurt purely because it had a great airport. But what of the city? With a reputation as a boring finance town it has in recent times taken steps to reinvent itself as more than that. So let’s have a (very quick) look at its cultural […]