In the interest of science and procrastination, I've been prodding around Berlin's more obscure corners and, with this site, I hope to slowly peel back the layers of the city's history, as well as bringing a flavour of modern life in Germany's capital. You'll find a fair bit about the more well known landmarks here, but you can also count on me to serve up a good helping of reports from where the guidebooks are afraid to tread...

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  • For a view over including the Fernsehturm, the roof of the Alexanderplatz is a good vantage point! https://t.co/drxHQq1UmV 1 week 1 day ago
  • It's somehow easy to forget just how big an area of the Tempelhofer Feld takes up until you see it from the… https://t.co/jvzRHCyOkj 1 week 2 days ago
  • 'Plattenbau' might be a dirty word to some, but there's an intriguing story behind this one in Johannisthal https://t.co/3Ndbaoif8q 1 week 2 days ago
  • The sense of space in this 1940 recording of Fritz Heitmann on the Berliner Dom organ makes it a fascinating listen! https://t.co/0JfBnjpNUx 1 week 3 days ago
  • Sicherer Weg zum Reichtum! If only I'd known getting rich was as easy as getting one of these... (advert from Berli… https://t.co/w3sMy7VyxN 2 weeks 20 hours ago
  • Autumn's definitely setting in, so here's Herbsttag by Rainer Maria Rilke, read by Otto Sander https://t.co/VEvvYnHVsD 2 weeks 2 days ago
  • The season may have turned, but there's still plenty reasons to explore the Müggelsee before the ferries stop! https://t.co/YUR11WyspW 2 weeks 2 days ago
  • For more concretey goodness, there's also my older piece on the Nikolaiviertel - https://t.co/NbbNIBecii 2 weeks 4 days ago
  • Brace yourselves - it's my most in-depth article on yet! https://t.co/3NdbaozQx0 2 weeks 4 days ago
  • And I only just finished writing about ice cream and all... 1 month 1 week ago