Pegida

Icky as it is, I’m going to have to touch the whole Pegida thing because I saw this BBC video yesterday, and it’s been bugging me ever since. Continue reading

AV Postcard Berlin

Filmmaker Ismar Badzic and musician Sam Hanlan have recently come up with a way to reboot the traditional postcard, featuring limited words and, to a digital, audio-visual experience – and the first AV postcard is from Berlin! Continue reading

Things My German Husband Says

I occasionally tweet random things that the Bavarian says to me under the tag #ThingsMyGermanHusbandSaidToday which I thought I’d collect under one blog post for those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter (why not?!)… Join the fun @madhviramani

This Week’s Newsweek: The German Century

Newsweek has just declared that this could be the start of a new century of German success – check out the German-themed cover and read the article. What do you think? Makes me feel proud to be a German, oh, wait…

Pieoneers: Bringing British Pies to Berlin

Winter is coming.  Berlin winters are harsh with Siberian winds and temperatures dropping to -20 °C. Spectacularly, the Deutschens carry on as normal; schools stay open, people go to work, trams run on schedule. I, however, remain true to my London routes by going into hibernation. I only come out when The Bavarian bribes me … Continue reading