Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.
—Magdalena Abakanowicz (Polish sculptor)
Philip Jones Griffith: Soldier with bulletproof shield. Northern Ireland, 1973.
Since ancient times, the shield has presented a challenge to military designs - how to see the enemy without sacrificing protection. The latest development is one made of Plexiglas. Unfortunately, it affords a dimmed visibility after repeated blows
one my first mountain tours, climb up over what was then a glacier in the valley and we returned back to Garmisch following the left ridge to the end with a massive straight drop into the valley. Still love that Wetterstein and my life in the Oberreintal and Reintal at some point a long time ago.