Hi, here are some of my favourite buildings in the neighbourhood & in Victoriastadt/Kaskelkiez/Lichtenberg, whatever you call it. I say Victoriastadt.
Most of our neighbourhood looked like this when the wall came down. I hope some of them will be under a preservation order. It’s too sad to see all of them being renovated with a facade that looks like cardboard.
A squat at Wartenbergstrasse.
This building is empty. Hope someone will renovate it gently.
What I love about Victoriastadt is that there are some buildings that are one level lower than the standard Berlin buildings. Reminds a bit about Potsdam, a town outside of Berlin.
Have been in kind of a haze lately, one thing which helped me coming out of it was reading My year of rest and relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh & The artist’s way by Julia Cameron. I’m definitely going to start writing morning pages, have you heard about it? Are you doing it?
Wish you all a relaxed weekend whatever you’re up to. To me relaxed means both reading a book and partying with friends. This weekend it’s all about home, food, books. A follower on instagram recommended Stern 111 which I bought last week. Did you know that I have almost never read a book in English? Reading in German (and Swedish obviously) was always easier, but will make a try again as I speak English every day since moving here. Stern 111 is in German though, not sure if it’s been translated to other language yet.
What are you reading?