Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Late For Gig Due to Work. Michal & Tony there. Farm Road Social Club is Easy to Find. Drink Good Tetley,s. Czech Vladimir Misik Famous. His First Band was Uragan. Was Lead Singer in Komety. Plus in 1974 Formed Etc. Even at Seventy still Going Strong. Musician,s, Top Notch. Sharp Clean Sound. Finish Memorable Night. With His Famous Song Vecernice. Had Photo Taken with V Misik. Made Me Proud. Privileged to have Seen Him Play. V Misik now Continues to London.
Friday, 18 April 2014
7-3-14. Meet Radmila. Sat Waiting. She Comes Behind Me, Surprise !. We Travel to Holesovice. Show Her the Cross Club. Then On to DOX. 2014, One Hundred Years Since World War One. Many Events to Commemorate. DOX has the Poster Exhibition 1914 - 2014. Posters From the First World War, Communism, Totalitarian Regimes, World War Two, Cold War, then the Collapse of Communism. Plus then Globalization. And the Area of Monitoring & Listening into Peoples Private Lives. Without Consent !. Show Radmila Gift & Book Shop. Then Have Honey Cake & Coffee. See Last Exhibition. Pharmatopia. Exhibit about the Pharmaceutical Industry. Reality Of Dreams. Plus the Needs Of Undeveloped Countries. I Love Contemporary Art. Radmila Finds DOX Interesting. Head to Namesti Republiky. Sun Is Out. Spring is On its Way. Really Enjoy Quality Time Together. Radmila Means Everything To Me. Would Not Be Where I Am Today. Without Her Support & Guidance. Leave Her For Her Hairdresser,s Appointment. Must Return to Novy Dvory. Then Flight Back to Manchester & The UK.
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
6-3-14. After Jewish Museum Tour. Needed Some Food. Went to La Casa Blu, Kozi 15, 110 00. Marketa Been Coming Here Eighteen Years !. Known to Her as " Mexican ". Orange Walled Interior to Restaurant. Mexican Design. Street Plaques. Art. Wooden Floor. We Had Pea Soup. Plus Staropramen. Marketa Needed to Return Home. For Her Family. Food Was So Good. Decided to Stay, For More !. Then Had Jihoamericke Hovezi Fajitas. South American Meat. From Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil. Loved It !. More Staropramen. At Argentine Restaurants. Fran Dessert. A Specialty. Could Not Refuse. Delicious. Will Return.
Saturday, 12 April 2014
6-3-14. Read Book at Side of Vltava & Old Town Square. Meet Marketa from Caput Regni Private Tours. For Tour Round Jewish Museum. Price Includes Everything. Except The Old- New Synagogue. Though I Will Visit there Soon. Jews Have Lived in Praha for Many Years. Praha Once Had the Third Highest Jewish Population in Europe. People Visit the Museum from All Over the World. Jews Have Been Persecuted Through Out the Century,s. Even Now in My Home City, Sheffield. I Have Heard Provocative Views !. Start The Tour at the Maisel Synagogue. Built in 1590 - 92. Damaged by Fire in 1689. This Building has the History of the Jews in Bohemia & Moravia. See the Jewish Scrolls. Then the Awe Inspiring Pinkas Synagogue. Where I Got a Blue Praha Jewish Community Skull Cap. In Remembrance of all the Jews Murdered by the Nazis in Bohemia & Moravia. Inscribed on the Walls. Names, Dates & Places of Birth. The Sheer Scale is Staggering. Over 80,000 Names. A Fitting Memorial. Also Go Up a Narrow Staircase. Where there is Children Drawings from Terezin. Which Completes My Last Years Trip. Something I Always wanted to Do. Visit the Jewish Cemetery. Contains 12,000 Tombstones. Because Jews were not Allowed to be Buried out of The Ghetto. Total Buried Here over 100,000. One on Top of Another. Prominent People Buried Include Rabbi Low. Connected to the Golem Legend. Short Stop. Then Continue to the Klausen Synagogue. Built in 1573. Though the Name Means Small. Was in Fact the Largest Synagogue in the Ghetto. Houses Exhibition on Jewish Customs & Traditions. Carry On to The Ceremonial Hall. More Jewish Customs. Mainly on Illness & Medicine. Plus Work of the Praha Burial Society. Tour Finish,s With the Moorish Looking Spanish Synagogue. Very Impressive. On a Earlier Site. Composer of Czech National Anthem. Was the Synagogues Organist. Frantisek Skroup. More Exhibits of the History of the Jews in Bohemia & Moravia. A Expert Led Tour, By Marketa. Her Easy Going Style. Complements the Vast Amount of Facts & Views. You Have to Take In. Known Her from the Start of Her Tour Company. To Now, as it Has Grown. To a Experienced & Successful Large Business. She Deserves Much Credit. So If You Want a Tour in Praha, or Elsewhere in the Czech Republic. The Only Place to Go is Caput Regni Private Tours.
Monday, 7 April 2014
City Of Dark Magic By Magnus Flyte. Christmas Present From My Sister. Ticks All My Box,s. Praha, History & Classical Music. Very Enjoyable Book. Alchemy, Tycho Brahe, Child Music Prodigy. Eternal Living, Dwarfs, Crazy Mix !. Apart From Praha, Book Visits Boston ( USA ) & Venice. Drugs That Can Make You Time Travel. Amazement Continues !. Knew Of Mozart,s Connection to Praha. Did Not Know About Beethoven,s. The Waldstein Sonata. His Bad Wind Problem,s. Seeked Cure in Teplice. Wicked Witch of a Villain. CIA Come Political Advancement. Really Hated Her !. All Set Against A Praha Back Drop. Complete with Hell Portal,s !.