Category Archives: The sound of music

Spotted in passing: the organ grinder

Coming home from the dentist yesterday, I came across this gentleman who looked not unlike Heinrich Zille, the illustrator who used to draw his predecessors on the streets of Berlin a century ago. I’m not sure why he picked our … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I made a mistake. I went to see someone in order to comfort them on a difficult day. No good deed going unpunished, I ended up being criticized and disapproved of for the entire duration of my visit. No … Continue reading

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It’s the end of R.E.M. as we knew it

Sadly, R.E.M. have decided to call it  a day. What’s left is a lot of good music and — to me — a lot of good memories — not least of a great July 4th concert in Berlin’s Waldbühne one … Continue reading

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