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Orkney Pictures

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ORKNEY Islands, SCOTLAND June 2015

I’ve just celebrated the  Solstice and ten days thereafter way up above the Scottish mainland on the gentle green hills of the Orkney islands where the North Sea meets the Atlantic at a white tide line just beyond the Fowl … Continue reading

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Pictures from London

     

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Shoreditch, East End, London, UK

Said to be the Brooklyn of London, Shoreditch does share a number of that NYC borough’s traits: it was “the worst slum in Europe” the dreaded East End–just 15 years ago and is now so gentrified that few natives can … Continue reading

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A New Adventure Begins–I leave for London June 2, 2015

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ZEGG-A Week in Community

An hour by train out of Berlin, Belzig is in the formerly East German countryside –of lakes, streams, forest and fields of corn, wheat, and sunflowers; –of small villages with new homes built into 17th, 18th, and 19th century wattle … Continue reading

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BERLIN–SOMMER 2011

Summer life here is so easy and welcoming–I live in Kreuz-kolln–a neighborhood that was once all Turkish and quite poor and still has half its population Muslim–with the women all covered in clothing–but not black or dreary at all-silk scarves … Continue reading

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Christopher Street Parade–Berlin

CHRISTOPHER STREET –PRIDE PARADE–  I settled in with a Kindl (beer) und Fritz (French fries) and felt sehr Deutsch…Set to begin at 12:30, the parade itself didn’t arrive until 2 but beforehand people came and came and came, some dressed … Continue reading

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New Rochelle and Ursuline High School Reunion

Last Saturday I made La Pilgrimage to New Rochelle–my hometown–….first an egg salad Bagel and coffee to get me on my way, then the #5 Express to Grand Central—its vast and beautiful dome so familiar and exciting really—the grand entry … Continue reading

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Fashion & Politics 2010: Flying Blindly Backwards

Consider the fashions today.   Do you think the images mean anything significant? Witness Tommy Hilfiger’s faux family lounging around their Ford woodie Wagon on butterfly chairs and atop Tartan metal coolers—striped university colored scarves and camel haired coats, tweeds … Continue reading

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