Browsing Archive: April, 2012

RammTalk 12: It Happened At The Wall

Posted by Jackie White on Sunday, April 22, 2012, In : General comment 

I remember taking the British Military train from Hannover to West Berlin in 1988, keen to take my first glimpse of the Berlin wall separating East from West Germany.  Due to the nature of my security clearance, I was not permitted to travel into the eastern sector controlled by the Russians.  I could only visit Checkpoint Charlie, gaze across the armed barricades and wonder what life in East Germany must be like.  I climbed to a vantage point where I could see over the wall more than twice m...


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RammTalk 11: Cars, Guitars and Literary Stars

Posted by Jackie White on Monday, April 9, 2012, In : General comment 
A friend of mine has come up with a novel way to combine his business (cars) with his passion (guitars.)  Whilst I readily abandoned my suburban heritage to trade and travel, Gary Bond set up his car workshop in the down-town metropolis of Kingswood, Bristol, and quietly amassed over 30 years one of the largest collections of guitars in south-west England. When the building next to his garage came up for sell, he bought it, and now displays over 200 guitars that are not only for sale, but als...
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Jackie White Fluent German speaker and fan of Rammstein's music who wants to help other RammFans who don't speak German understand what it's all about.