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12 posts categorized "A perfect day in Berlin"

Three stops along Potsdamer Strasse

I was seeking tea to refresh me when P103 Mischkonzern caught my eye. The interior is cavernous, very restful in its incompleteness, still sparsely decorated, and for the first twenty minutes, I was alone. The proprietor explained they were Quereinsteiger......

A brief hello from the land of summer

In mid-summer, old favorites come into their own (La Focacceria, Riesling from Weinerei, Weinbergsweg park). Here's wishing you more happy days basking in the late light....

Sunday snaps

Du Bonheur*, Arkonaplatz playground, Bondi, Nordbahnhof playground: summer in Berlin. PS: I think I'll be in Hamburg later this week: if there's anywhere I should go, do share. *the Kouign Amann!...

Concrete Weekend (St Agnes & Haus am Waldsee)

After the birthday brunch we crossed the river to look in at St Agnes. The sunlight rippling across the concrete wall was immediately the most interesting part of the room, and I followed the sun to the corner and looked......

Sledding in Berlin

It still feels magical to live in a city and walk to a park where you can go sledding until everyone's cheeks are crimson and you can hardly feel your hands. Do you have a favourite slope? Ours is one......

Moments to form a Saturday

Let's begin this Saturday with another Saturday: 1 Courtyards disclosing their secrets as traffic rushes by. 2 A gallery of art from Africa nestled a gem of a Berlin Hinterhof: bronze warrior, reddened ivy; motorcycle diva, tinkling fountain. 3 Eyeing......

On a summer morning

On a wet summer morning I took the U1 east to Friedrichshain to visit Sandra and Johan for Freunde von Freunden. We talked for hours, then it was time for lunch. After we had eaten, we went to the market......