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THE “DACHGARTEN”

Here is a typical Berlin Balkonia, little man’s and woman’s green paradise, in its rooftop edition: as a small garden and a chicken-pen.   This model example of self-sufficiency was … Continue reading

Apr 30, 2019

Protected: FIGHTING TOOTH AND NAIL or THE HINDENBURG FROM KÖNIGSPLATZ

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BERLIN BRUSHES: MORGENGRAUEN by HANS BALUSCHEK

The title of this 1930 painting by Hans Baluschek can be translated either as „At dawn“ or as “Morning Horrors”. It is one of the most moving documents of the … Continue reading

Sep 18, 2015

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

FRITZ IM OSTEN OR A POSTCARD FROM THE PAST

More less a year ago I visited one of the antique bookshops in Schöneberg, looking for basically anything about Kreuzberg I could possibly find and afford buying without selling a … Continue reading

Dec 25, 2012 · 10 Comments

NOTMSPARKER´S CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN: WEDNESDAY

I believe this one to be one of THE best songs to accompany a tree and a goose (or whatever it is that everybody´s roasting and cooking that day): Jona … Continue reading

Dec 21, 2011

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