basel

Snapshots of the day

I took part in yesterday’s Basel Photography Meetup. The topic was construction sites. Quite a challenge. And inspiring to see what other photographers see at the same location. My snaps: My fave of the day is really for my collection of bicycle content. Velo content for the win:

A Sunday in April

Weather was better than forecast. It’s been fairly dry. So today’s rain was a welcome change. But despite dark clouds and rain symbols on the Swiss Meteo app, the rain was over by lunch. Time for a bike ride. WOD: I cycled to Rheinfelden at a leisurely pace. Grenzach-Wyhlen – Herten – Rheinfelden – Kaiseraugst …

A Sunday in April Read More »

Art Attack

Here are the details of the art show that Martin Gyger mentioned when I visited his workspace a couple of weeks ago: Date: 5th to 7th September 2008, Time: Friday and Saturday from 17:00 to 20:00, Sunday from 15:00 to 18:00, Place: Reichensteinerstr. 14, 4053 Basel, map.

Next Level Parzival

Here’s a blog post to encourage you to go see “Next Level Parzival” at the Schauspielhaus in Basel. I saw it yesterday evening and can recommend it. If you’re a bit like me, you’ll read the Wikipedia entry on Parzival afterwards. Further links: Deutschlandfunk

Basel artist Martin Gyger

Basel-based artist and illustrator, Martin Gyger, has launched a website: The site uses Satellite and a Flickr account to display the artwork. Simple. Couple of my favorites are [1] [2] [3] Browse thru the site, send a friendly welcome email, or leave a Flickr comment…