Postcards  from  Berlin

To the people of Berlin: their past, present and future


Berlin now lost in time. A double-act of cyclists negotiating the conduit between the reconstructed Reichstag and the redeveloped riverside…
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The conceit of city transport design, or the inadvertent historic spectre of the robust Atlantic Wall construction reflected in its fabric?
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Those steadfastly clinging on to the fickle nature of a ’24/7′ world, where a trip abroad has already been completed through the crystal ball of social media. Has the age of self-exploration reached its zenith? Was it ever thus, albeit in a different guise?
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5Split screen montage. ”In Europe” (a loaded term and byword these days). The sense of vastness and possibility. Not the American Dream, more a sense of isolation.b8
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A timeless activity down Unter Den Linden, around the Dom and onwards, until dusk curtails the slow lane of human traffic. After-dark now ceding the contested space to those local inhabitants heading home, or preparing to cut a swathe towards the cornucopia of nightlife…
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