Murphy-Cam Blog

Saturday Morning Jazz
March 16, 2019

A good cup of coffee, my trusty sidekick, and the rest of the house asleep is the perfect recipe for Saturday Morning Jazz. My current groove is Spotify's Coffee Table Jazz playlist. I do get the dichotomy. Streaming digital music through a wireless Sonos WiFi signal is a far cry from the days of Vinyl, or even Compact Disks for that matter. That's not to mention the many other audio formats that have come and gone. Though I do not foresee the...

Marvel-ous Night For A Movie
March 9, 2019

Opening weekend for Captain Marvel, and we were greeted with a Marvel-ous night for a movie. Winter has extended its stay in the Tri-State, but there are signs of spring. Buds are popping, new grass is sprouting, and goose dropping's line the walkways along the river. I enjoyed the long awaited Caption Marvel film, complete with opening title memorial to Stan Lee, rest his soul. Creator of the most iconic superheroes in the business, and frequent...

Carnaval De Nice - King Of Cinema
February 20, 2019

Carnaval De Nice traces it’s earliest origins back to the Middle Ages. It was a street party without organized parades until the 19th century. Today, it is a party of some magnificence, based on a theme for the year. A king is created to preside over the festivities throughout the multi day event, and then set on fire at the conclusion while fireworks alight the night sky over the Mediterranean.  King of Cinema This years theme is King of Cinema....

Boulevard De Nice
February 17, 2019

Returning from a visit to the Musee Marc Chagall, we passed this beautiful view. I love this architecture. It calls back to a more genteel time. Boulevard De Nice, bathed in the last rays of dusk and juxtaposed by modern automobiles glinting in the evening sun, made this image compelling. I hope you enjoy it as much as I. Stay tuned for more images from the French Riviera! Au revoir! #MarcChagall #FrenchRiviera #NiceFrance...

Casino De Monte-Carlo
February 16, 2019

Casino De Monte-Carlo - A Trip To Monaco in Words and Images Walking through the park, I can hear Monty Norman's brash brass punctuated theme to so many Bond films, as the Casino De Monte-Carlo rises into view. Bentley after Rolls Royce stop to drop patrons at the foot of this historic entrance. I keep an eye out for that classic Aston Martin, but it is not to be. We wonder through the hallowed halls and pay homage to the casino through slot machine...

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