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We're all put through rough times. Sometimes emotional, sometimes physical, sometimes psycogological and sometimes some assholes decide that they want to blow themselves up after eating a burger at Burger King. The London bombings was an impact on everyone near London or who knew people there. The people who had to go into the tunnels and look, and then later meet the press got it especially rough. But they were strong.
There are few things that excite people more than sports, and especially when money is involved. It's like the excitement and emotional investment reaches a totally new level. Even hardcore seen-it-all-before people get that look in their eyes.. "maybe this time i'll cover my losses and get even", but usually it ends up like "fck, that was so gddmn close, bggr!"
We went to Berlin last year, and watched the Christopher Street Day parade, which is maybe the biggest gay/lesbian parade in Europe. People were in a fantastic mood, despite being 40 degrees in the shade. Maybe we came from the cold dour north where moods are more tempered and happiness is a concept for the clinically insanse, but such happiness and joy we've rarely seen. Well worth a visit. :)
There is something fascinating, like an aura that radiates from people who genuinely care about (or even live for) an activity. This might be games and sports, cats or dogs, computers, photography or helping others. Just talking to such people is rewarding, even if you don't understand a single word they say.
This concludes the march theme of Water. I hope you have enjoyed it. :)
An Inconvenient Truth: Christmas Day Bergen
It used to be the foremost naval nation.
Another day in Portugal.
West there is only the North Sea and Scotland. So what better place to shoot some kitsch?