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Free Photo Friday — Food

I can’t imagine anything in the world that excites me more than . . . food. What were you thinking? Food. I often go to restaurants alone so that I can enjoy the evening chewing and licking and swallowing food. And if you find that icky, well to each his own. If you say the […]

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Five Things to Love about Bilbao/Bilbo

The Guggenheim, BilbaoThe Matter of Time, Richard Serra(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off by the homepage pictures, try reloading the page. This usually works.) First of all I have to say I knew I’d love Bilbao–or Bilbo as the city is known in Basque. I don’t know why I knew this–but […]

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Ten Flowers for Valentine’s Day — 2012

(Important! If the post below is cut off at the bottom, reload the page. This usually solves the problem.) Welcome to Free Photo Friday. The photos below are free, which doesn’t necessarily mean they’re not incarcerated; it means they’re free for you to use them if you want. I don’t know what you’d do with […]

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My Brush with Whitney

I’m conflicted. Should I mention this or not? A momentary brush with a superstar? I wasn’t a fan. She was good, but my feelings about Whitney Houston have always been somewhere in the middle of fan and anti-fan. She had a good voice, but a good voice isn’t everything. I’m not making a negative or […]

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From D to NZ — Eine Wanderung

This blog post is part of An Aotearoa Affair: A Blog Fest from Kiel to Kaitaia, a collaborative web initiativein anticipation of the Frankfurt Bookfair in October, where New Zealand is the Guest of Honour. On sunny autumn days, the mountain lakes of Bavaria are overrun with families and couples and elderly hardcore walkers getting […]

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A Whirlwind Weekend in NYC

Not the one in ParisWould you like to fly ten hours to New York and ten hours back . . . for the weekend? Heck yeah. Why not? It takes me four or five days to get over jetlag when I travel to the US, so last weekend was, in every sense of the word, […]

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Free Photo Friday — Patterns

It’s the return of Free Photo Friday. I know you’re as excited as I am. It’s possible that you’re even more excited than I am. I’m a little tired actually. Today I’m bringing you some of my favorite photos on the theme of pattern, shapes and structures. Yes, that’s a unified theme. As usual, these […]

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