English inventor Richard Browning flies in Prague

Richard Browning is an English inventor, entrepreneur and speaker. He founded Gravity Industries Ltd in March 2017, the company behind the 'Daedalus Mark 1', a Jet Suit that uses several miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight. On Tuesday 2nd March 2019, he flew his jet suit along the Vltava river in Prague. As is … Continue reading English inventor Richard Browning flies in Prague

David Černý’s Miminka (Babies) return to the Žižkov Tower, Prague

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

Strong Winds Batter the Czech Republic – UPC building loses some roof tiles

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 ‘Holly’ Lovett Live at Kino Světozor – Sunday 3rd March 2019

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

Zátiší Group wishes me Happy Birthday – although it’s not like the old days

Zátiší Group have several restaurants in Prague; Bellevue (the flagship), V Zátiší,  Mlýnec, Žofín Garden and Café Rudolfinum. Over twenty years ago, their portfolio was better. There also weren't as many places to choose from back then. Bellevue and V Zátiší were still there, but across the river there was also a small luxury place called U … Continue reading Zátiší Group wishes me Happy Birthday – although it’s not like the old days