Today was windy, but not too cold. Either way, the St. Thomas Church was open and mainly empty. Bach practiced the organ here and the church does frequent recitals. I recommend visiting if you are ever in Leipzig.
It has been below freezing today so I looked for a place inside to draw. I found St. Nicholas’ Church was open. I drew this picture on my Samsung Note. It’s a small drawing surface, but for making quick sketches
It’s a few weeks after Christmas, but Nikolai Kirche still has a nativity and tree up. I spent about 45 minutes sitting and sketching on my Surface Pro. I don’t get to go drawing much and I wanted to practice
Jet lag is fading. Fixed a nice breakfast of fresh bread and ham with coffee. Wandered over to St. Michael’s Cathedral and drew the pulpit. There were maybe 2 other people around. It was quiet.
Being so jetlagged yesterday I didn’t see the second football match between Uruguay and Portugal. I made it about 6 minutes into the match and was out cold. Good news was I was awake really early and decided to catch
I arrived in Brussels after a long 12 hour red-eye flight full and kept awake by hour after hour of tubulance. The plane bounced around enough that my tea kept trying to slide of the dinner tray. It was all
Last day in Budapest. I’m wiped out. It’s been 37-39C since I’ve been here. At lunch I get on the train to Vienna and tomorrow I’m flying home. It’s been a great trip, but I need to rest and get
Yesterday was hot. I was out the door earlier today to get my drawing done before today got even hotter. I sketched the city from atop the Citadel on the only shady bench with a view. I had to wait
There are too many world heritage sites in Budapest to count. Budapest is the city Prague wants to be. I got up early to avoid the heat and had coffee while painting in the shade of the ferry ticket office.
For the last day and a half I haven’t been able to look inside any of the local churches. The doors have been locked accept when Mass is going on. But I was out walking by 7am and came across