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13 posts categorized "A perfect day in Berlin"

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......

Weekend in brief (I)

Art books (and legs) at the Miss Read book fair. Fresh savory Indian semolina courtesy of my mum. Acorns gathered at Volkspark Wilmersdorf....

Strandbad Wannsee/Housekeeping

Too cruel to be stuck in bed with a cold on one of Berlin's prettiest summer weekends this year. Will you tell me what you did, so I might live vicariously? But never mind, it is a good time to......

A riverside picnic

We'd arranged to meet in Mitte and I couldn't think of anywhere I cared to go, so we decided to have a picnic instead. The scent of the lindens and jasmine in the evening air made me feel like I'd......

Field Notes (Elderflowers)

While I'm waiting for my dress to dry so I can leave for a party, I thought I'd tell you about collecting elderflowers. I've been watching the heads of elderflower go heavier and whiter as I cycle through the park.......

On the brink of 2012

In the era of early bedtimes, a festive lunch on the 31st seems just right. (Warm chestnut pancetta salad, fish chowder, and blood orange jellies to follow, if you're curious.) An early happy New Year to you!...