Where were you when everything stopped? Where were you when the planes were grounded, shops and restaurants closed and life was put on hold? It’s been a strange few months. Probably the strangest the majority of us have ever experienced. Life, for so many, had to pause. Time stood still. Just for a few weeks … Continue reading Life During Lockdown
These are tickets that I have used or have been donated by friends; others I’ve found around Berlin. I never liked to get rid of them. The tickets are cheap and practically useless after they have been used. But they can be a reminder a moment, some truly great and some not. I keep them … Continue reading Used Ubahn Tickets
Winters can be tough in the city. The seemingly endless cycle of short days and cold nights force people hurrying through the streets to escape the outside; hidden in layers of scarves, hats and coats. The light that filters between the buildings is grey with breath ghosts in frozen air. Summer is a … Continue reading Summer In The Shade
Cities are full of abandoned things. You can find them propped against fences, stuffed away just out of sight, laying in the gutter. There is a sadness about things that have been abandoned. At some point they had a purpose and, if they were lucky, they were good at what they were supposed to … Continue reading Abandoned.