Tag Archives: GDR

25 years ago

25 years ago, my mother and I were sitting at the dinning table of our friends near Düsseldorf. eating potatoes with sour cream, when one of their daughters came in and said “The wall is down!”. No one said a … Continue reading

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1998 versus 2014…

As promised, I scanned some old pictures of the old centre of our town and tried to take some new ones from the same angle (didn’t always work 100%). I don’t want to imply any judgement – both the way … Continue reading

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the reunification

This weekend, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the reunification and somehow, everyone seems to be slightly contemplative these days. While I was visiting my friend in Berlin three weeks ago, we found ourselves discussing our perception of the … Continue reading

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Hohenschönhausen Memorial

While I was in Berlin, I wanted to take the chance and visit a museum all by myself again. Although I love visiting museums with children (after all I focused on museum interpretation during my studies), I do appreciate opportunities … Continue reading

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