Sunrise in Frankfurt

Circa 2008.

Shots of a sunrise across the Frankfurt horizon.

‘Twas a goodly morning.

Rather early though.




The Pope’s Revenge

Fernsehturm – TV Tower in Berlin, Germany.

When the sun shines on the dome, the reflection usually appears in the form of a Cross & Berliners named it the “Pope’s Revenge” –

 Fernsehturm - TV Tower Berlin

Fernsehturm – TV Tower

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

This photograph was captured in the very peak of  a German summer’s day. The serene green is deceptive because the heat on that day was almost unbearable, at a sweltering 40 degrees. Captured in the gardens of  Sanssouci,  the  ‘summer palace’ of  Frederick the Great, in Potsdam near Berlin.

I decided to add a touch of drama from Shakespeare’s  Sonnet –

And summer’s lease hath all too short a date:
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines…