An Eye for Architecture

I entered a photo contest recently.  The theme was “Architectutral Photography”.  I didn’t win.  I didn’t really expect to but it would have been nice as the top prize was a two-light Siros outdoor set (rechargeable and cordless) from Broncolor worth about $3500 USD.  However, it did sort of inspire me to dig through my … More An Eye for Architecture

Novodevichy cemetery ノボデビチ墓地

In Russia, or at least Moscow, even in death people have style.  It’s interesting how cemeteries can be tourist destinations.  I guess it’s that link to the past and the chance for new generations to somehow ‘touch’ the famous folk of the past.  Among the notables buried are novelist Anton Chekhov, composer Dmitri Shostakovich, statesman … More Novodevichy cemetery ノボデビチ墓地

Moscow モスクワ

Moscow is a place that I’ve wanted to go to for some time and now that I’ve gone, I don’t really need to head back any time soon.  Historically and architecturally, Moscow is amazing but that’s where the romance with the city ends for me.  It’s an expensive place to visit and the stories you … More Moscow モスクワ