1st April noon update: Hopefully those who read this article before noon soon realised that today was April Fool's Day - sadly it could easily be true, especially when you look at the mess UK Politicians have made of Brexit. The hour you lost at the weekend might be one you never get back - … Continue reading Clocxit – UK Time up to two hours different for seven months of the year
The Žižkov Tower (Czech: Žižkovský vysílač) stands 216 metres (709 feet) tall and was built between 1985 and 1992. The Tower was designed by architect Václav Aulický and structural engineer Jiří Kozák. The design of the tower divides opinion among Prague residents - it certainly doesn't blend sympathetically with the architecture of Prague. Imagine that someone … Continue reading David Černý’s Miminka (Babies) return to the Žižkov Tower, Prague
The Corinthia Prague is a luxury hotel that sits on a hill overlooking Prague. There are views all the way to Prague Castle and it's just two metro stops from the centre. The metro stop Vyšehrad is just a few steps from the hotel entrance. Here's a painting of the hotel and surroundings courtesy of … Continue reading Party at the Corinthia Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
Roof Watch 12th March: The roof has been repaired! Roof Watch 18:25 11th March 2019: As night falls over the UPC building, the hole in the roof and slipped tile are barely visible through the darkness - but remain. Roof Watch update 15:07 11th March 2019: UPC replied: Thank you for letting us know. Our … Continue reading Strong Winds Batter the Czech Republic – UPC building loses some roof tiles
Norman Lovett is a stand-up comedian, with a dead-pan style, famous for playing the computer 'Holly' in the Red Dwarf TV series 1 and 2, series 7 as a guest star, series 8 as a regular and series 12 as a guest star. From Series 3, Holly was played by Hattie Hayridge. Holly's user interface … Continue reading Norman ‘Holly’ Lovett Live at Kino Světozor – Sunday 3rd March 2019
Bowling v továrně isn't posh. The pins are on strings. The lanes and balls are a bit lumpy. But it's my favourite bowling alley in Prague! The place used to be a textile factory. Now it has four bowling lanes, table football and some electronic darts games. The scoreboards are automatic. You don't need to … Continue reading Bowling v továrně (Bowling Factory), Prague 4
Modrý anděl (Blue Angel) started out (I'm guessing) 15 years ago, as a 'we'll drive you and your car home' service. That was pretty popular, especially in a country where the alcohol limit for driving is zero. They then expanded into a regular taxi service. I'm not sure when the Apple/Android booking app with GPS … Continue reading Modrý anděl Taxi Service in Prague
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, continues his photo review of Vyšehrad Cemetery and also visits the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul at Vyšehrad.
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, added this video from within Vyšehrad Cemetery to his Vyšehrad, Prague report.
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, visits Vyšehrad, Prague.. Vyšehrad is situated on a sprawling tract of elevated land south of Prague Castle and dates from 1080. Continued here..