Category Archive: Icons
Today is ANZAC Day #1878
Anzac Day occurs on 25 April. It commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war and also honours returned servicemen and women. The date itself marks the anniversary of the landing of New…
My Grandma went to Mainz….#1862
..and all I got was this lousy postcard. Which I can’t read….
Couldn’t let this one pass unannounced #1818
Monsignor Klaus Mayer, my luncheon companion of the other day, is having his 90th birthday celebrated for him in style with a concert in his honour in the Stephanskirche this…
Nagelsäule revisited – #1433
The Nagelsäule (Nail Pillar) on the Liebfrauenplatz behind the Dom is a veritable treasure trove. This plaque was donated to honour the Schwestern des Festungslazaretts [Sisters of the Fortification Field…
Iconically Meenz – #1416
Cobblestones. Mainzer Rad. All we’re missing is a Meenzer Fleischworscht…. And a Weck. And Woi. Especially Woi….