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BERLIN: THE OBITUARY

Oh, we´re so over, so over here in Berlin. No longer cool, no longer sexy but still poor like hell. And while the competition around the Republic is blowing its … Continue reading

Aug 7, 2014

AWAY

Sometimes it’s necessary to leave in order to see how amazing other places are and how fantastic it feels to go back home when the adventure comes to an end. … Continue reading

Jul 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

POETRY CORNER or UPON RETURNING TO BERLIN-KREUZBERG

The photo below, taken in the woods far out in Brandenburg inspired a little memory jog involving a truly great poem. And so while the whole world seemed to be … Continue reading

Jun 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

ONCE A POLE, ALWAYS A POLE – 25 YEARS OF POLAND´S DEMOCRACY

It´s been 25 years since that Poland I was born in disappeared for ever. Do I miss it? Of course – who doesn´t miss Home. Would I like to go … Continue reading

Jun 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

DID YOU KNOW? or THERE´S LIFE OUTSIDE KREUZBERG

Did you know that before the beginning of the 1st World War in 1914 the military use of aeroplanes was so insignificant that with its three dozen planes France could … Continue reading

Apr 1, 2014

PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

There are two things you will never forget, sometimes try as you might: the smells and the sounds that you experienced and that mattered. The whiff of your mum´s perfume … Continue reading

Nov 24, 2013

IN THE LAND OF OS

This magnificent mural was created by Os Gemeos (Brasil) and Aryz (Spain) in Roosevelta Street in Lodz, Poland, for the Galeria Urban Forms, a project attempting to integrate large-scale street-art … Continue reading

Nov 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

WHAT´S UP ACROSS THE RIVER – STREET-ART DOES NOT STOP ON THE ODER

“What´s Up Across The River” is a new topic series on this blog created to give vent to a deeply sentimental, long-distance yearning for a place that is like Kreuzberg … Continue reading

Nov 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

THINGS TO DO WHILE IN BERLIN – OR NOT

This video was filmed at several abandoned locations in Berlin – something this city still has plenty of. Is it art? Who cares as long as it pleases the eye?

Nov 11, 2013

HERE´S TO DOTTIE! – DOROTHY PARKER´S 120th BIRTHDAY

Each of us has one: a person, living or not so much, we would like to be for a while. Some of us see themselves as Alexander The Great (which … Continue reading

Aug 22, 2013

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: EXCHANGE PLACE BY BERENICE ABBOTT

Another example of turning a beast into a beauty using nothing else but “tricks with smoke and mirrors”. New York is one of those overwhelming places where some streets seem … Continue reading

Jun 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

STROLLING THROUGH BERLIN WITH THE FLANEUR

“Flaneur”, a new magazine conceived and made in Berlin, might revolutionise the way we look at and see this city. It is also a very much welcome diversion from the … Continue reading

Jun 10, 2013

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