Time it was
And what a time it was, it was
A time of innocence
A time of confidences
Long ago it must be
I have a photograph
Preserve your memories
They’re all that’s left you.
These are the words of the refrain from the beautiful song “Bookends” by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. A song about two old friends sitting on a park bench – reminiscing.
If you have more time on your hand you can be listening to the full version here.
Last month, Uta and I had our 60th Wedding anniversary. It was a moment to reflect on our past together.
Just before we got married this photo was taken of us two on the balcony of my mother’s apartment in Berlin. In the meantime, this building has been torn down and a more modern one has taken its place.
In the picture, my future wife looks rather sceptical…
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