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While in Berlin I collected a series of photographs depicting the Brandenburger Tor, images that showed this iconic gate throughout history. These images were available all over the city, tourists shops often had numerous standard post cards but the Brandenburger Tor, in particular, seemed predominate. As a tourist it is interesting to note the images […]

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I couldn’t decide what to title this post or even how to focus my efforts. On the one hand I am approaching this topic from an Anthropological perspective, which means I could go on for days about the ethical dilemmas that are at the core of this industry. On the other hand I wanted this […]

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Microscopic Monotony

The daily grind, those activities that plague us with monotony, we have all felt it weighing us down as we are taxed by the sameness of it all. The routines we so easily fall into, that modern life often necessities we fall into. The world functions on ordered scripts and prefixed agendas. We slot ourselves […]

Coming Down the Chimney Tonight

As the tunes of wintry nights and romantic gift giving blare from every mall and radio station it is undeniable that the holiday season is here. Living in a country full of religious and ethnic diversity this season can mean many different things. But my version of this time of year is the mistletoe, fruit […]

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Smiling doctors, inoculated with infecting patients

With a soar arm and flu like symptoms I feel somewhat lucky for having survived my latest encounter with the field of medicine. With a trip to Egypt planned and my nagging rationalization that contracting an incurable blood disorder would somehow ruin the adventure I plunged deep into the world of a Travel Health Clinic. Offering […]

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