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Plötzensee – an inner city Berlin lake

Plötzensee is a small and pretty glacial lake in the residential area of Wedding in the north of Berlin with a Freibad (lido) on its western shore. I have Cihan to thank for suggesting I visit Plötzensee, and the wonderful afternoon and early evening I spent there last week. Smaller than many of Berlin’s more famous […]


MTO: Photorealistic Street Art in Berlin

MTO is a French born-Berlin based Street Artist who produces incredible large-scale photorealistic pieces.  Seeing his work on closed shop shutters makes getting up early to wander the streets of Kreuzberg worthwhile. This Spike LEE in Görlitzer Park is remarkably intact for its age. MTO painted a series of portraits of ‘Berlin Street Fighters’ – artists […]


Stolpersteine 130 – 131

I have added the photos of the Stolpersteine I have seen over the past week to the photo gallery here. This week’s Stolpersteine were memorials to: Sally Casper and Lene Casper (Chodowieckistrasse 8); Hans Samuel, Else Samuel and Gunter Samuel (Near corner of Utrechter Strasse). My first post about Stolpersteine gives more background about these memorials to the […]