Berlin in Winter

I was able to spend a few days of layover time in Berlin Germany during late January and early February. The weather was cold and snowy, but I still was able to capture some good shots during my short time in the city.

Whirlwind Three Days Through Germany

From Prague, I had three nights before I needed to be in Frankfurt for a flight back to Canada. Over the course of roughly 72 hours, I was able to visit three cities: Nuremberg (a first for me), Berlin and finally, Frankfurt. Nuremberg Nuremberg is an impressive little city with a cozy downtown with that hasContinue reading “Whirlwind Three Days Through Germany”

Visiting Berlin

I’m back in the familiar surroundings of Berlin. It’s a city I first visited on a whim in 2006 and have returned to many times, even going so far as to spend an entire summer here in 2008. My broken German is remarkably in-tact, if that makes sense, considering I picked up most of itContinue reading “Visiting Berlin”

Chatting With American Filmmaker, Hal Hartley

Earlier this month, I was able to meet and interview American Independent filmmaker Hal Hartley. He was in town as part of a special retrospective celebrating his remarkable career. A quick summary: Hal Hartley burst onto the film circuit in the late eighties and early nineties, with films that helped launch the careers of starsContinue reading “Chatting With American Filmmaker, Hal Hartley”

Starting Today, I’m on Vacation

Today marks the start of my Christmas/Holiday/Winter vacation. Our office is scheduled to be open today, but on the count of the massive snowstorm that is walloping Ottawa as I type this (more on that in a subsequent post), I figured I’d cash in some overtime and start my break a day early. I’ve gotContinue reading “Starting Today, I’m on Vacation”