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DSC 0959 460x270 - Lisa's Panther Saxaphone Band

A band with a difference! This 13 piece saxaphone band hail from the Canton of Thun in Switzerland. Some of you will know the pretty lake of that name – Interlaken, the gateway to the Bernese Oberland at one end, and the very pretty town of Spiez at the otherRead More →

suschitzky - Wolfgang Suschitzky

Wolfgang Suschitzky a famous photographer who hailed from Austria, died recently at the age of 104. Here are a couple of obituaries from the Guardian. Wolfgang Suschitzky obituary Wolfgang Suschitzky, the ‘lucky man’ who created Get Carter’s classic style He originally moved to Britain in the 1930s to escape Hitler, hence much of his photographyRead More →

Mehlweg1 460x270 - The location of the Sound of Music's final scenes

The 1965 film ‘Sound of Music’ is one of the world’s favourite musicals. Many people know of the locations in and around Salzburg and visit them in their droves including the city’s squares, parks and abbey. Certainly most of the film has been examined with great scrutiny and its locationsRead More →

01 460x270 - 'Climb Every Mountain'

Have blogged on foreign locations before (e.g. Meudon) so its time for another! The 1965 film ‘Sound of Music’ is one of the world’s favourite musicals. Many people know of the locations in and around Salzburg and visit them in their droves. What of the ending scene? This is oneRead More →