Rembrandt bought a house on Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam in 1639 and lived there until he went bankrupt in 1656 and lost everything. There is a debate over whether Rembrandt’s lavish taste caused […]
Two photos taken on the streets of London this week seem to provide timely advice given recent events.
Some cool graffiti seen in the streets of Bordeaux, France this summer.
A charming side trip in Amsterdam is a visit to De Katten Kabinet, a museum set up in an old mansion that is devoted to displaying art depicting cats. You’ll […]
I am finally home after nearly three weeks in Europe. Past of the reason for the trip was to attend the EuroSynergy Conference in Bordeaux. I rekindled many friendships, […]
I don’t know about you, but it has always mystified me how ancient peoples discovered processes like glass making. I mean, we have all heard about how Rouquefort cheese came […]
Our friend and Moscow native Dmitri told us that he passed many an afternoon at the Pushkin Museum when he was a student. So, we had to make a visit. […]
I’ve never quite seen anything like it. Rather than describe it, here are some pictures take from our hotel. I added some pictures of St Petersburg and Moscow to […]
St. Basil’s Cathedral Le Mutt in Red Square! I will be posting more about our Moscow experience. Suffice it to say that the Russians are always rushing (at least in […]
In my last post, I wrote about my serendipitous stumbling onto Hilaire Hiler’s murals and Prismatarium in the Maritime Museum in San Francisco. And just when I thought the highlight of the trip had […]