Attempts at art with trees and snow

Even uncultured men with a technical disposition like me, who have spent a disproportionate amount of their time in front of a computer and don’t have an artistic hair on their head can… Continue reading

Court side

Munich residents have always had the opportunity to enjoy top level football. On the contrary, Munich hasn’t traditionally been the basketball capital of Germany. This year however, things have changed. Bayern decided to… Continue reading

Christkindlmärkte: Always read the small print

Even when it has to do with Christkindlmärkte! For those of you who don’t understand German, Christkindlmarkt is the Christmas market which is so popular here in Germany and in Austria and in… Continue reading

Morning mist

My way to work from home takes me through a relatively rural area on the outskirts of Munich. Many mornings have I witnessed beautiful sunrises, but one day about a month ago the… Continue reading

Plan B (BMW Welt) works

There is a location in Munich, just north of the Olympic park, where there is a major road heading west – southwest. A couple of kilometres down the road, there is one of… Continue reading

Our photogenic Christmas tree

We have a tradition in our house; the Christmas tree is always decorated on the 21st of November, so as to give us plenty of time to enjoy it until Christmas. This year… Continue reading

London Christmas and the Gayke

We recently went to London for an extended weekend. The weather was sunny, the babies (relative) cooperative and the prices reassuringly high as always. We flew in early in the morning and our… Continue reading

Failed photos get one more chance

Every photographer has surely on occasion come upon a beautiful scene, set up her camera, taken the photo and left, only to establish later that the photo is not exactly what she had… Continue reading

Black & Snow

Given that snow is (usually) white, when one wants to convert a photo with snow to B&W, one is already halfway there. That gave me the idea, while looking at some old photographs… Continue reading

Painting Burano

Last summer I visited Burano. For those that don’t know Burano, it is a small island 7 km away from Venice. Actually it is not one, it is four (formerly five) islands, which… Continue reading