Tag: Sony Xperia L

Sunshine and Roses

On my way to Leipzig for the Praetorius Mass for Christmas Morning performance at the Thomaskirche, the sky gave a glorious performance. The train car was empty and my phone battery full, so there was nothing to do but try…

Train Into Cologne Main Station

The other night I was coming home late from a concert and thought it would be good to get a bit of video practice in. The journey was not nearly as introspective and full of the feelings as the music…

Sharks In Toronto – Ripley’s Aquarium

[more to come later. Short version: the shark tunnel is cool. Petting the troglodyte things was gross and cool. The hoardes of small children were a little more manic than I consider optimal.]

Cologne Christmas Markets – Music at the Dom

Every year in Cologne and most cities in Northern Europe, let’s be honest, the Christmas markets bathe the city in lovely yellow light, the happy hum of convivial chatter and the smell of sweaty hockey socks, a detail present thanks…

Night Kayaking in Riga

I was in Riga in July 2014 to cover the World Choir Games. One night, I took a break from all the singing and joined a kayak expedition. The kayaks were doubles, so I ended up being the odd person…

How To Maraca Like Nobody Is Watching

Sunday afternoon I went to Ehrenfeld – Cologne’s Hackney/Williamsberg – and somewhere inside the mass of vega, bearded baby-wearers, I found a lamb kebab and Mr Maracas. After three songs, I still wasn’t sure if he was with the band…