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Windowsill, Walking

The summer has done its work: the nuts cluttering the streets are fat....

Late summer foraging/Three spots in the sun

Berlin has left the season of cherries. Overhead, along shady avenues and in playgrounds, berries and stone fruits ripen. As we walked to Krumme Lanke with a picnic basket in hand, S plundered the front gardens of the silent Bruno......

Pink Three Ways

Roses; Kolor; sunset-tinged windowsill and blocks. The nights are drawing in, the chestnuts on the ground are still green but fat now. Kolor, Kopenhagener Stra├če 64, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg (map). Perfectly edited design shop and studio. Oh, for those May green......

Let's store up this summer

Let's store up this summer against all the other summers that are gray and drizzly, damp and dispiriting. I don't go out much these days. Even on the kitchen sofa, silhouetted against the balcony curtains, though, there's the light of......

Lindens in the sun

And their perfume when it rains!...

Scenes from a Saturday (Antipodes & Bite Club)

A stack of The Gentlewoman, a string of perfect flat whites, kind patient waitstaff ready to dispense fluffys, a view of a stunning church: Antipodes remains a gem for coffee lovers on a lazy Saturday. Finally, finally, Bite Club! Singleton......

Places of Remembrance

But no summer walk is innocent of history. In summer as in winter this sign consumes me. In translation: "Jews are not permitted to leave their flats after 8pm (9pm in the summer)." It's one in the public art series......