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Punk Statues in Wilmersdorf

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 […]

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Snapshot: Goldener Hirsch (Golden Stag)

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.

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Volkspark Friedrichshain

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 […]

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