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What to do?

Having infamously divorced myself from Social media and other more physical annoyances. I do want to use this place a bit differently. I did take a few photos yesterday after I made it through the tunnel. Hamburg reminds me of Berlin. I shall be posting more photos and things as I see fit.

I went for a walk

So I am safely over jetlag and very busy at my new job. Something nice about this position is that we get one day off a week. Yesterday I went for a walk into the city and this involved finding a tunnel under the river. I managed to completely miss the tunnel entrance and get […]

Winters of Discontent

Land is not what I remember. I quickly surmised that years of working on the sea has tarred me with a salty coating, not easily shaken. “A Pirate in a sea of Cowboys” was a phrase I coined. I quit my job back in August and then entered a deeply contemplative state with bouts of […]

Something Very Different

I was lucky enough to attend a few musical performances at the Teatro Sociale di Camogli. An impressive building the like of which we have very few of here. I got to see a funk/jazz/rock three-piece. A Beatles reimagining but it was this solitary chap who I found the most impressive. The Piano Accordion is […]

Returning Home

Leaving Italy and returning home was an ordeal. But ordeals make for good tales. I had a teary farewell to my adopted family on Saturday and my Italian Papa drove me in his Piaggio to Genova Principale train station. My baggage train was quite impressive and this was a welcome favour. One knows when you […]