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...

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’s the national pastime, always has been....

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 contradiction of nowhere lies a forgotten c...

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 worse, as The Verve once sung . But I kn...

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