Month: Februar 2016

crooked alley

seen in sicily – the pichture seems not right and collaged, but it is just a crooked alley.

maritime views

seen on a trip to Stromboli

as if it could help

Luftschutz Hausapotheke   – the little wallmounted tinbox was found in an old slaughterhouse and is the big „Luftschutz Hausapotheke“ for industry and trade (29 RM) – whereas the „Kleine Luftschutz Hausapotheke“ was for private use (14 RM), which was introduced in late 1939. The use of metal for the

what did you learn…

is a question that comes to your mind, regarding the initial purpose of that building and thereafter. And the answer ist crystalclear – the wrong thing. Created as an elite boarding school in the nationalsocialist Germany, it’s motto was „Glauben, Gehorchen, Kämpfen“ (Believe, Obeye, Fight). The students should be the

after the waltz

no happy ending for the spa resort, which is situated on a hill, overlooking a famous town and its castle. Starting in around 1850, the complex was rebuilt several times and grew bigger and bigger – the building finally got a unique shape. In the late 1920’s,  the fantastic ballroom

Glazed Trabant

A modern compact car – at least at start of production in 1957 – with quite a history.  In 1931,  the auto brands Audi, Horch,Wanderer,DKW were united to one brand, the „Autounion“. It became the 2nd largest manufacturer in Germany afer the Adam Opel AG and gained fame with its

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