I may have mentioned a couple of times that our new(ish- I guess we’ve been here for 4 months!) flat has a kind of 1/2 room as well as the bedroom and living room, kitchen and bathroom. It’s a kind of Guest Room. A kind of Bob Dylan Room. A kind of Sewing Room. A kind of Storage Room. A kind of Pony Room.
Germans have a pretty bad reputation for not having a sense of humour. Which seems a little unfair, so I thought I’d work on that reputation by telling you my favourite of all jokes I’ve ever heard a German tell. It was overheard on the train, so let me set the scene for you.
Fly back nearly six months’ time to the middle of Feburary, and you’ll peek in on Andy and I, after weeks of panic, joyfully being offered not one, but two of our possible Berlin favourite apartments.
If everything goes well, today we will be heading to stilinberlin’s ice-cream market.
It’s not just because I’m a plant biologist* that I say ‘Always Visit the Botanical Gardens’
Here is another beautiful gif of Andy.
Andy and I are miserably bad at timing our holidays.
The Leipzig Asisi Panometer (is that pronounced pan-o-meter or pano-me-ter?) is a bit on the pricey side*, but if you haven’t seen one of these things before, it’s a fairly unique sight to see.
Berlin is pretty famous for it’s street art. It’s ubiquitous, varied, and can be found on all scales- from tiny notes and figures, to massive building-high murals. Check out some of the pretties here and here.