Google Art #DiscoveryFriday

My beautiful man text me the other day in a frenzy saying ‘Google Deep Dream Generator’. I did so, uploaded an image and what I got was a whole new way of seeing what my lens has captured. They art is all about perception, that when people look at the clouds they see different things, psychologists do the same with ink blotch tests, and some people … Continue reading Google Art #DiscoveryFriday

Chess: in concert #TheatreReview

Thursday 14th of April 2016, I had the pleasure of watching Chess, in concert, a production by my favourite – I am very biased! – Amateur Dramatics Group, The Hitchin Thespians Chess is a musical with music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus from Abba and lyrics by Tim Rice, which is set in the cold war era and comments on the political status of USA … Continue reading Chess: in concert #TheatreReview

The Hungarian Parliament #Budapest

The Hungarian Parliament is one of the most stunning and architecturally breath taking buildings. The sheer details both in the exterior and interior of the building make it a truly magnificent landmark and it is time I share some of its history with you. In 1873 Budapest was born, as a unity of 3 cities that reside in the banks of the Danube. To celebrate … Continue reading The Hungarian Parliament #Budapest

The Jewish Quarter #Budapest

Hungary is one of those countries that is truly steeped in history. It has been a larger and smaller territory, part of the Ottoman empire, ruler as the Austro-Hungarian empire. It has accepted different cultures but has also many times rejected the idea of multiple cultures and beliefs. The Jews have a long history in the country that is now known as Hungary, and generally … Continue reading The Jewish Quarter #Budapest