Fodder for thought: VEB Kraftfuttermischwerk Fürstenberg

Filed 4/12/2017 | Oh, how it aches! It suffers in silence on the banks of the Havel, dreams and memories flowing like the past into Röbl...

Lenin's loss: Left behind in Fürstenberg

Filed 10/10/2017 | Updated 7/11/2017 Little could he have known as he made his way surreptitiously through Germany in 1917 that stone s...

Trabiwerkstatt: Fossil-fueled fossils

Filed 11/6/2017 | Updated 12/6/2017 Of all the Casanovas out there, East Germans were the worst for leaving broken hearts on the scraph...

Villa Schade and Kino Hubertus

Filed 15/4/2017 | Updated 19/4/17 Loneliness runs so deep it transcends one world for another. It lingers in unseen spaces when there’s n...

Jüterbog: Ozymandias' shattered visage

Filed 5/11/2016 | Scattered haphazardly all around, like bones in a bombed-out graveyard, Jüterbog’s ruins reluctantly await their fate....

The Forbidden City: Lenin's last stand at Wünsdorf-Waldstadt

Filed 6/9/2013 | Updated 31/10/2016 Lenin is a lonely man. He’s the only one left, gazing forlornly across the overgrown lawn, abandone...

Abandoned Berlin | Documentary

Filed 30/8/2016 | Around this time last year, a documentary-maker from Barcelona by the name of Jordi Busquets got in touch to make a shor...

Berlin 1936: Olympic effort for an abandoned village

Filed 25/4/2010 | Updated 12/8/2015 Nearly too knackered by the time I arrived to do any exploring at all. More than 40 kilometers on a...

Bureaucracy-bound barge: Love-stuck on troubled waters

Filed 5/8/2016 | She only floats in her dreams. The river laps inquisitively at her sides. Is everything alright? No, no it’s fuckin’ no...

Abandoned Berlin for Mit Vergnügen: 11 places

Filed 18/6/2016 | Mit Vergnügen recently asked me to write about 11 abandoned places in and around the German capital. They're all o...

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