Control #TheDailyPost #MaiFeierTag

Today's Prompt, May 2, 2017 As we approach the well known street, the crowd gets denser, perhaps quieter too, as if listening to itself. There are many people here, young and old, in pairs or small groups. The air is crisp and the sky peppered with cotton-like clouds. Will it rain? People chat, laugh, stop … Continue reading Control #TheDailyPost #MaiFeierTag

In Praise of Older Streets #BerlinDiary September 11

We love the cobbled streets, the antique gas lamps. The older city still resists the onslaught of developers and speculators, the "Gentrifizierung" brigade, and it has allies. Yesterday, cycling our way from the Alex to Kollwitzplatz, and the charms of Prenzlauer Berg, we admired the contrasts, the moving groups, the bon-chic-bon-genre façon Berlin. And we … Continue reading In Praise of Older Streets #BerlinDiary September 11