When I first came across a statue of a punk on a roundabout in Kreuzberg I was sure it was one of a kind. But when I posted about it, two of my Twitter followers, Christophe Robin and sprng got in touch to say that there are similar statues outside the Bürgeramt Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. The three […]
A punk statue (complete with spray paint) by Ludmila Seefried-Matejková (1985), part of a larger work, on a roundabout in Kreuzberg celebrates the Berlin district’s alternative roots.
This statue of a golden stag by the sculptor August Gaul sits atop a column in the centre of the Hirschbrunnen (stag fountain) in Rudolph-Wilde-Park, previously known as Stadtpark Schöneberg, opposite Rathaus Schöneberg (Schöneberg Town Hall). The fountain was erected in 1912 and the stag is the emblem of the Berlin district of Schöneberg.
The sun was shining on Berlin yesterday and despite a slight drop in the temperature I still thought it was a perfect day to explore one of Berlin’s many parks. I have passed Volkspark Friedrichshain on the tram a number of times and spotted joggers making their way into, around or out of it but […]