Monthly Archives: June 2008

Turkey

What a fabulous bunch of fighters they are. I am big into them. Here is another pic from Sunday night when they did for the Czech Republic. I imagine it’s a nice peaceful evening on the Bülowsraße tonight, and in … Continue reading

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Something odd

I left posts to auto-post while I was in Berlin – a still life sequence of the dogs – which did not work, but now they have just come online. I don’t know why, but I rather like it because … Continue reading

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Another pair

The more I think about it the more I like it. The motif of repetition is obvious, but Eisenman’s repetition makes every repeat slightly different, whereas the architectural motifs from which it derives make each one the same. This is … Continue reading

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A couple of images from Berlin

Turkish fans celebrate the late, great victory over the Czech Republic A shot across the top of the Peter Eisenman-designed Holocaust memorial by the Brandenburg Gate. A woman we were speaking to in a bar described it as, ‘Perfect: Modernist, … Continue reading

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Gruessen aus Berlin

Sitting in Schoenfeld airport after weekend in Berlin. Am in company with vier freunden from Stoke-on-Trent. They are: Swiss Tony: neutral in argument, according to him, but essentially Wafen SS in philosophy. Smokes for England. Mister Pink: excellent snooker player, … Continue reading

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Still life with dog # 4

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Still life with dog # 3

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Still life with dog # 2

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Still life with dog # 1

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Steve McClaren

From worst ever England manager (with apologies to Don Revie) to un-listenable to pundit: smug, conceited, inflated, boring, droning, vainglorious, self-regarding, self-delighted, egocentric, narcissistic, brolly-totting and, oh, did I mention smug? Still, you can’t say he isn’t well-qualified to talk … Continue reading

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