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Tag Archives: Mainz
Where there’s muck…..
….there’s brass ….er…coppers. Coolest idea going. Take Police uniforms (otherwise destined for the shredder) A designer from one of Germany’s leading outdoor sporting wear companies A sheltered workshop and you’ve got a product that’s flying off the shelves. Prices range … Continue reading
Posted in Too good to miss Tagged Mainz, Polizei, Uniform Leave a comment
If it keeps up like this, I’m selling the bloody bike
Not enough that someone politely asks me to “piss off with your bloody bike” as I’m negotiating a shared bikeway-pedestrian precinct at walking pace. And if a sedate-looking lady recommends me to “keep your distance. Arsehole” as I’m on the … Continue reading
Posted in Fools I have met, Geriatric rantings Tagged Kampfradler, Mainz 1 Comment
Here we go again…..
Photog: Harlad Kaster. Or Harald Kaster. Choose your own spelling – the MAZ can’t make up its mind. It appears to be brain-fart season again…. The Transport Minister is worried that we cyclists are swapping the “cycl” for “anarch” and … Continue reading
Posted in Geriatric rantings, This is Mainz Tagged Kampfradler, Mainz 2 Comments
They’re drinking our beer over here…
A well-travelled beer on the square in front of Mainz’s cathedral Mapua-Nelson-Auckland-Los Angeles-Frankfurt-Mainz and all in just over a week. Tasted just as good last night when I shared it with Famous Journalist John W. Flower as it did on … Continue reading
Posted in Away, Yum Tagged Fat Toad, Golden Bear Brewery, Mainz, mapua 5 Comments
There’s coffee. And then there’s COFFEE….
Take: An untenanted ex-upmarketprelovedclothes shop in a part of town that’s on the verge of becoming funky Basic (as in cardboard cartons for stools, doors as tables) furnishings Top end espresso machine and grinder Blends of coffee that you’ll still … Continue reading
Posted in Too good to miss Tagged Gaustrasse, kaffeekommune, Mainz, Pop-up 2 Comments
It’s all about ME!
I’ve never been one for self-promotion. A bit shy – always last to be fed in the family, which explains my stunted growth. Mayoral elections in Mainz rolling around in March, a tad hastily after the witch hunt revelations of … Continue reading
Only in Mainz
Quite an excellent exhibition opening last night in the foyer of the Landtag (State Parliament) in Mainz. inteGRATion über wunden organised by a group of interdisciplinary Mainz artists under the auspices of GEDOK, the oldest and largest European network for … Continue reading
Posted in Arty-farty, This is Mainz Tagged Dolores Hackenberg, Doro Wenz, Elke Wolf, Gedok, Landtag, Mainz, Mertes, Youn Ok Ou 1 Comment
What part of “No” don’t you understand?
Looking for a snazzy rotary peeler from JosephJoseph in a cookery store in Mainz. Ask someone who looks as if they could be in charge whether they stock the JosephJoseph line. “No” Not “We don’t, but maybe I can help … Continue reading
Posted in Geriatric rantings Tagged Cookmal, JosephJoseph, Mainz, Römerpassage 2 Comments
A day at the Coface Stadium – Nikon F2AS/Nikkor 28mm f/2.8
Posted in A day in Tagged Coface Stadium, Mainz, Mainz 05, Nikkor 28mm f/2.8, Nikon F2AS 3 Comments
A Day at Spektrale 2011
Nikon D7000 Nikkor 18-200
Posted in A day in Tagged City of Science 2011, Mainz, Spektrale 2011, Stadt der Wissenschaft 2011 2 Comments
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