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A page from my diary on the beautiful city Berlin – Ich bin ein Berliner.

Berlin is radical : The only tradition this city will accept is that it doesn’t have any tradition.   21 weitere Wörter

Daily Musings

"But the word of the Lord endureth for ever." Ikegaya's Nested Churches at Berlin's St. Elisabeth's.

„Des Herrn Wort bleibt in Ewigkeit“.This text, 1 Peter 1:25, was on the frieze of Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s Elisabethkirche in Berlin from 1834, when it was built, through its destruction in World War II, until well into the 1990s, when it sat as a ruin. 241 weitere Wörter


Monuments To Three Dead Empires

On this sunny Monday I decided to get some fresh air and inspect the remains of a few empires which exist only in history books. 1.462 weitere Wörter

How To Win Friends And Wear Eyeliner, Also Philosophers' Graves

Meeting people in Berlin has been a challenge since I arrived. I already discussed at one point that Germans are very closed off, and that it is hard to find friends when you’re already alone. 1.428 weitere Wörter