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"Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it." George Santayana November 9th - just a few days ago - is one of the most significant dates in recent…

Neon lighting is a sustainable art form: it can be formed into a wide variety of shapes and sizes with 100s of colors and lasts for decades without needing…

Halloween first came to Germany in 1994. Prior to 1994, I was one of the few Germans who knew about Halloween, because I grew up in the USA. In October I would…

Warning: This blog contains very disturbing and macabre facts. Today's blog and photo series is about the cemetary and its history as related to the…

This house stood empty and abandoned for decades. I would pass it often on my way to visiting relatives who live about one hour west of Chicago. It was built in…

Over the past few years, I've had a few opportunities to visit the city of Gdansk in Poland for work purposes. It has become one of my favourite places to visit…

Having never visited the town of Bromsgrove before I was delighted to find that it’s home to Avoncroft, a museum of historic buildings which have been rescued…

As a regular visitor to Wimpole Hall, I have a soft spot for its Georgian architecture and the glorious painting by Sir James Thornhill in the chapel. When I…

There's an exhibit about medieval torture which is set up rather humorously with two skeletons palling around in the Wilhelmsbau Museum in Speyer. This museum…

The Unexpected Sight It was quite an unexpected sight for me to see two streams flowing from the same mountain having two different colors. There is a story…

Aberdulais is a small village in the Vale of Neath in South Wales. Its history starts way back in 1584, when a German engineer Ulrich Frosse, perfects a new…
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