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Hafengeburtstag Hamburg 2012: Partying like a teenager!

Borkum, German Customs Ship

This past weekend I was Nautical Adam – I popped up to Hamburg to see Mr. Letters Home and his family. Completely by chance, it happened to be the Hafengeburstag weekend.

That is, it was the harbor’s birthday – and I’m not really sure why, because it seems pretty young […]

Gendarmenmarkt & The Festival of Lights

Konzerthaus Berlin & Französischer Dom, using a fisheye

Deutscher Dom

Französischer Dom

Deutscher Dom, using a fisheye

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Orange you glad it’s fall?

This weekend was the Schöneberg Kürbisfest – that is the Schöneberg Pumpkin Festival – on the nearby Akazienstraße.

Saturday the weather wasn’t really that great and I only briefly wandered through it, buying a few pumpkins to decorate my apartment for the month of October. Sunday morning was clear and crisp – temperatures have fallen […]

Bookies

As a part of work, I do my best to maintain relationships with people and organizations relevant to what I do, which brought me to Cheltenham, UK.

By happy coincidence, this trip to Cheltenham has coincided with the 2008 The Times Literature festival—something I was unaware of as I started my search for a hotel. […]