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 explor...

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 ev...

Abandoned Berlin for Mit Vergnügen: 11 places

Filed 18/6/2016 | Mit Vergnügen recently asked me to write about 11 abandoned places in and arou...

Kladow Casino: Betting on the winds of change

Filed 18/5/2016 | Germans like nothing better than telling you what you aren’t allowed do. It’...

The lost city of Vogelsang and its nuclear secrets

Filed 11/6/2011 | Updated 12/05/2016 Shadowed by fear, consumed by guilt, somewhere in the con...

Sporthotel Hohenschönhausen: The drugs don't work

Filed 29/4/2016 | The drugs alone aren’t enough. They don’t work. In fact, they just make you ...

Flugplatz Schönwalde: Airport left to ghosts and geese

Filed 3/4/2016 | Updated 9/4/2016 Berlin has more airports than sense. It goes through them fas...

Awards and capitalism

The book has won an award! It was singled out for praise at the ITB BuchAwards 2016 last Friday, whe...

Enter Sandman: VEB Berliner Metallhütten und Halbzeugwerke

Filed 16/1/2016 | Updated 15/2/16 In the end it was probably a good thing VEB Berliner Metallhütt...

Abdicated: Kaiser’s supermarket

Filed 4/12/2015 | Updated 10/8/2016 It’s the end of the world as we know it. The. End. Of. The....

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