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Das ist Berlin

Berlin is the familiar, now, and no matter when it makes itself a place in my summer holiday, it is a welcome thing. For me, the beaches of Naxos and Corfu have their appeal, but I would leave them in … Continue reading

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Day 13: Writing Day, Admiring the City of Berlin

Today I spent most of my day writing in the café called Milch Halle (“milk hall,” really). I love these days. I am continuously getting the feeling while I’m sitting and writing, not worrying about anything but the next sentence … Continue reading

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Day 11: Oops.

Good lord. I feel as though the day has disappeared into a hole of internet-induced nothingness. It began with yesterday’s revelation that the heretofore non-functioning internet should now be working just fine. Well, it is now 10:15pm, and, though I … Continue reading

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Day 9: Apartment in Mitte (and Shakespeare & Sons bookshop)

Europeans do coffee very badly or very well. This morning’s coffee is awful. Draining my cup bit-by-bit reveals a film of the powder used to flavor the heated water. Techno is the bar’s music-of-choice, even during breakfast hours. Ugh. At … Continue reading

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