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Rescuing Berlin’s Squirrels

What would you do if you found a baby squirrel alone in your garden or on the street?  Until recently I would have had no answer to this question but in the last week I’ve had some insight into caring for squirrels in Berlin and the work of Eichhörnchen Notruf eV, a charity responsible for […]

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Mickael Jou – 365 Self-Portrait Project

Mickael Jou, a Taiwanese-French-American living in Berlin has combined his love of photography with his talent as a dancer to create a magical series of self-portraits for his 365 project. The project started in Paris but having located to Berlin, Jou has used a number of its iconic tourist attractions as a backdrop, though that […]

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Berlin Maps: Squats, Photo Locations and Craft Beer

I’ve got a thing for maps so it’s lucky for me that there are plenty of people out there finding lots of interesting ways to map Berlin and present data like the city’s squatted buildings, most popular photo locations and where to get craft beer.  If you’re also a bit of a map geek, you should […]

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Berlin, ick liebe dir!

I was writing a new ‘About’ page but somehow it turned into a post about my love affair with Berlin. ‘I’m David and I’m a Berlin-aholic’. I’ve been living in Berlin for almost three years now and in that time I have seen more than I ever thought possible.  Friends, some of them native Berliners, […]

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Berlin Maps: Rents, Crime, Transport and Planning

Over the last couple of weeks a number of posts have popped up in my Social Media timelines with links to maps of Berlin.  The maps provide valuable insights into the history and development of the city and/or useful tools for residents and future residents alike. Interactive Map of Berlin Rents and Affordability Published by […]

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Photos From My Phone – May

Here are my May highlights from Berlin as illustrated by the photos I took with my phone.  Some of these photos have appeared in my Twitter feed, on my Facebook page or my Instagram account. Early in May I went back to Burger de Ville and tried the Funky Pommes, which come drizzled in Garlic […]

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Photos From My Phone – April

At the end of March I finally got around to upgrading my iPhone 3GS to an iPhone 5 and as a result I’ve been taking a lot more photos with my phone whilst I’m out and about in Berlin. It was at the start of April that I really started to notice the sweet machines […]

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