A Year in Berlin

An Englishman abroad

A weekend away

“…and so young families go to Dresden or Leipzig?” “Hmmm…or Dusseldorf or Munich…” We’re busy with freelance work at the moment so taking time off feels a little counter-intuitive. It … Continue reading

11/07/2011 · Leave a comment

Ignorance is bliss

Yesterday was a big day for UK public sector workers. Although I’m over here in Berlin, I’m not totally out of the UK news loop. Most of the people I … Continue reading

01/07/2011 · 4 Comments

All in the head

I’ve done about 20 screenings of My DDR T-Shirt with accompanying Q&As. I’ve been asked lots of questions, some crop up over and over again, others are more challenging. I’ve … Continue reading

13/06/2011 · 1 Comment

Another Year at the Freiluftkino

I can imagine a group of stoners, hiding away in a disused, derelict factory, sitting in a circle , smoking some weed and getting carried away. “This place would make … Continue reading

25/05/2011 · Leave a comment

A strange day in Berlin

I’m not going to start by apologising for the lack of blogs. I mean, nobody reads this stuff anyway. I’d only be apologising to myself… Okay, I’m sorry! Alright? I’m … Continue reading

25/05/2011 · Leave a comment

We’re here!

Well, we’re here. I’m sitting in the apartment having made it all the way from Cumbria to Berlin. I’m pretty proud to be able to say it. Last night, for … Continue reading

23/02/2011 · Leave a comment

Store, ditch or take

In just two week’s time, we’ll be sitting in our apartment. We’ll have woken to our first day in our new Berlin abode. How strange, how soon and how unreal. … Continue reading

02/02/2011 · Leave a comment