Even though Siemens left Kreuzberg a while ago, there is still enough innovative spirit around the borough to keep it providing the world with some damn fine things. Just like … Continue reading
Here are today´s Mehringplatz, Mehringdamm and Landwehrkanal on a small section of Berlin map published in 1757 and known as Plan de la Ville de Berlin : Capitale de l’Electorat … Continue reading
Kreuzberg cyclists transport a wide variety of objects on their bikes: dogs of all sizes from chihuahuas to an English bulldog, plants of sometimes such impressive proportions that they look … Continue reading
Christmas trees being bourgeois and passé, the enterprising Kreuzberg folk come up with yet another ingenious alternative to obsolete traditions – behold the Weihnachtsrad!
In yesterday´s Tatort (for the readers from beyond the Rein and the Oder: the most successful German TV crime series filmed always in the same several chosen cities; also: one … Continue reading
I don´t know where you have been today, but I managed to get into the very thick of it – when cycling around and looking for places which are no … Continue reading
Since there is no denying the fact that it´s almost November and very soon the couleur-et-lumiere show that´s been running almost non-stop in Kreuzberg since September will be very much … Continue reading
Feel low? Feel sad? Feel lonely? Well, then Kreuzberg is the place to head for. Unless you are very lucky and already here. So should you be low, quickly do … Continue reading
Spotted in a courtyard in Lindenstrasse. Pimp up me bike, Hindenburg! + … Continue reading
It is as predicted lately: wet and cold. Autumn has reached Kreuzberg declaring a meteorological Blitzkrieg. All of a sudden neither Hasenheide nor Viktoriapark nor Landwehrkanal look inviting But even … Continue reading
I saw this photo yesterday on one of my favourite photography blogs from Berlin: http://jonnywhitlamphotography.com. The photographer managed to capture something quite special: the houses and the trees in the … Continue reading
One of my favourite Berlin blogs, B LIKE BERLIN, published the following quotation from Willy Brandt today: Diese Scheißer schicken nun wenigstens Patrouillen an die Sektorengrenze, damit die Berliner nicht … Continue reading
That is an aerial picture of the area where today´s Prinzenbad is. The English Gasworks and almost all of its buildings and equipment were rather meticulously bombed by the Allies, … Continue reading
Sometimes when you look up and zoom in you get to see things that would otherwise most certainly escape your attention. Here´s what I have seen today thanks to my … Continue reading
Every cloud has a silver lining, every public loo its grateful visitors.
What a wonderful thing a coincidence is. All of your planning and anticipating and prediciting might go to hell if the circumstances are not right. Something I had been trying … Continue reading