What makes a museum?

Earlier this year museum visiting the acclaimed Museum Insel in Berlin, I ducked in at the Alte Nationalgalerie. To browse at leisure through it’s rich collection of  Romantic and Impressionist paintings and sculptures. In the entrance hall, “STOP!!”, commanded a staff member. “All coats MUST be deposited at the cloakroom.” This essential cloakroom turned out to be a…

The spiders of Bilbao

If you have a few days free and a wish to travel, go to Bilbao. A pretty city with a lot of attitude in the beautiful Basque Country of Spain. I’ve always had a fascination for capturing the contemporary with the old in a single frame. Bilbao gives pretty of opportunity.Starting of course, with the…