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Fluxing your neighborhood

I was walking home today and reflected on some annoying bars / clubs in my neighborhood. While my hood is on a nice course of what other people call gentrification (I call it the flux), some old-timers hang out and are converted into something else. Something bad. Case 1: Clärchen’s Ballhaus Once (like, in the 1930’s), […]

Napkins of Berlin

We went to Rewe the other day and I was finally able to get some napkins. I decided for the cheap brand and picked two packs in red and yellow. When home, my love unpacked them and folded them into the napkin holder in interchanging patterns, creating an intricate and interwoven fabric of shining light […]

Lon-ninear programming and the time/space disconnect

When I was young, we only had three TV channels: ARD, ZDF and a regional station. At certain times, I would watch TV with grandfather. Beloved shows like Bonanza, Kojak or Laural and Hardy. At others, the whole family would watch: The 8pm news cast, or the 8.15 pm crime show “Tatort”.     Present […]

Sharing a train ride with grandma

So I boarded the sBahn at a remote outpost to ride back home into the city. Looking for an empty booth, I sat down next to the booth where a very old lady sat, crouched down, evidently asleep. As the train continued towards the city, I listened to Dave Matthew’s “Dream girl”, thinking about my […]

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