Did you know that Hugo Boss designed the uniforms for the SS and the Hitler Youth? That was just one of the facts that I learned by watching Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler, which charts Hitler’s life from his birth on 20 April 1889 to his suicide on 30 April 1945. Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler, […]
Ohrwurm (literally translated as Earworm) must be one of my favourite German words. It’s the term for that song that you have stuck in your head, playing on an infinite loop, that you can’t stop singing. I’ve had Radiohead – Fake Plastic Trees stuck on repeat for the last few days now and I’m hoping that […]
The Big Bang Theory cast and crew do Call Me Maybe Flashmob Style – Bazinga! I’d love to know how Kayley Cuoco ends up on her arse on the floor at the end of the routine.
I stumbled across Berlin Sessions, a website with a series of acoustic performances filmed around Berlin, when I was looking for Berlin-related content on YouTube. There are sessions with Me & My Drummer, who featured in my A Year In The Life Of Berlin post and Dry The River, whose No Rest was my favourite track in the […]
Last night was a night of firsts for me. My first gig in Berlin. The first time I have gone to a gig alone. My first First Aid Kit gig. Sisters Johanna and Klara Soderberg are from Stockholm, though you wouldn’t know they are Swedish to hear them sing or talk. It’s almost as if […]
By chance, I spotted a poster whilst out shopping advertising a performance and signing by Ed Sheeran at the Alexa Shopping Mall later in the day. I popped back with my camera to enjoy the music and get a few shots. Sheeran played four songs: Give Me Love; The A Team; Lego House and You […]