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June 15, 2008

Green with Envy for Munich

I'm in Munich, Germany, full as a goog on sausages and double-sized pints.
I've been walking around with no camera, pen or paper and just observing and trying to commit the images to memory...
Yesterday it was German womens' wrinkled faces, drab and expressionless on the tram, then the cyclists in their black and grey, highlighted by hot coloured scarves, typography that even on office windows and functional street signage had design style of exceptional flair, but it was the english garden that will really stay with me.
A secret garden in the middle of a buzzing city, sprawling with dense leafy trees of a green that is electric. The word tranquil runs through you as you walk and the opaque jade river gushes under the stone bridges.

Today I went back again without my camera (!) but stole my sister's happy snap to try some shots.

As we walked today, the six of us tried to invent new versions of
"Let's make like a banana and split"

We got a little obsessed. Here is our list...

Make like a Tom and Cruise
Make like a tree and leave
Make like hay and bail
Make like a rock and roll
Make like a sprout and shoot
Make like an egg and beat it
Make like punctuation and dash
Make like a green light and go
Make like a gay man and come out
Make like a pram and stroll
Make like a plane and take off
Make like a gun and shoot
Make like diarrhoea and run
Make like a boot and scoot
Make like a board and walk
Make like Henry the 8th and head off
Make like Moses and d'part
Make like a market and flee
Make like an ipod and shuffle


[current mood] Beer & Neil Young

Posted by natalija at June 15, 2008 4:28 AM


So, you´ve been in Bavaria! ;-)

Posted by: Iris at June 16, 2008 1:03 PM

Hahaha! That list is hilarious!

Posted by: Lauren at June 16, 2008 8:34 PM

Leave small signs after me... A real nice and beautíful blog...like a'lot...Will visit more times... have a great day //Ronny

Posted by: Ronny at June 17, 2008 11:52 AM

sounds like a lot of fun! have you tried the blutwurst yet? hehehe.

Posted by: carla at June 17, 2008 10:48 PM

"Make like punctuation and dash" = my favourite!

Posted by: atari at June 22, 2008 9:24 AM

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