Month: October 2019

Photography-Gdansk-Buildings

Some buildings are in very traditional style- although often they were rebuilt after the bombing of World war 2   There is the Cathedral     Very striking also is the City Hall.  I’ll give some details later about the exhibition that is staged there. Then there are […]

Photography-Gdansk-Statues

Here are a few photographs that I took during a recent visit to Gdansk There are plenty of roof top statues as well   Then there is the famous Neptunes fountain   What makes this more remarkable was that much of the city was destroyed during the bombing […]

Photography-Brighton-12 October

It is always important to look back through history to give one an understanding of the present.  One of the most notable events was the IRA’s attempt on 12 October 1984 to blow up the Grand Hotel Brighton. This at a time when the Conservative party members including […]

Photography-Solidarity Museum-Gdansk

This is the second very striking museum in Gdansk.  The story starts with the Eastern block of countries dominated by Russia and behind the Iron Curtain.  The Museum is designed and constructed of rusting steel plates and looks like a partly constructed ship.  The Shipyard where it all […]

Photography-World War 2 Museum Gdansk-More details

Since writing the article I have found the following book review in the Telegraph It discusses in detail how the story of that first phase of World War 2 was full of misinformation https://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/first-fight-polish-war-1939by-roger-moorhouse-review-truth-polands/ The other part of the museum for which I decided not to take any […]