Monthly Archives: May 2018

Final Days in the UK

By | 30th May 2018

After more than two years of travel and exploration in the UK and abroad, Clare and I have decided to go our separate ways. It was not an easy decision to make and came with all the sadness and grief of losing a loved one. We still cared for each other deeply, yet we had… Read More »

Reminiscing on British Landscapes

By | 22nd May 2018

My time in the UK is nearing the end and it means saying farewell to people and places that have contributed to a great deal of fond memories over the past two-and-a-half years. All of my previous posts have been about travels away from Britain, so I wanted this post to be about some of… Read More »

Art and Culture in Berlin – Part 2

By | 15th May 2018

Close to Potsdamer Platz and in the same cultural zone as Gemaldegalerie, is a large concert hall known as the Berliner Philharmonie. It is renowned as a venue not only for its architecture but its exceptional acoustics and the uninterrupted line of sight one gets from every seat. One evening on a whim, I attended… Read More »

Art and Culture in Berlin – Part 1

By | 14th May 2018

Berlin is a city recognised internationally as a global hub of culture and creative industry. It has an extensive and diverse range of art galleries, museums and centres for music and the performing arts. It is also home to a large number of film and television companies, media offices, architectural practices, design studios and fashion… Read More »

Potsdamer Platz

By | 11th May 2018

Often when visiting a new city I find it worthwhile and orientating to get some perspective on the city from a height. In Berlin, I headed to Kollhoff Tower, a 25-story office building located within the large public square and traffic intersection known as Potsdamer Platz. Getting to the tower involved a pleasant ride on… Read More »