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.
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 has … More Whirlwind Three Days Through Germany
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 it … More Visiting Berlin
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 stars … More Chatting With American Filmmaker, Hal Hartley
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 got … More Starting Today, I’m on Vacation
I noticed today that Google had recently refreshed a lot of their Street View locations in Ottawa. I knew this would be happening at some point soon because on a bicycle commute to work one morning, I saw the google car, with its giant multi-cam passing by. I think the whole Street View concept is … More Spotted on Google’s Street View, Again.