Nearing Schilling Strasse on the Karl Marx Allee a girl was struggling on her bike as she made her way to Alexander Platz. She could see the Fernsehturm TV tower as the menacing clouds were beginning to cover it and soon the tower looked as though it rose up towards infinity as it disappeared into the grey sky.

SeriesMon, 18 Feb 2008 13:05h· by: carpeberlin


My nose is about to drop off and there is absolutely nobody on the street. I was told that I should be at the flea market relatively early if I wanted to get a good bicycle and it makes sense that the people at the stands would want to get there early to set up camp, you know? But I took this to heart and at half past eight I left my house which is on Boxhagener Strabe anyway and only five minutes later I arrived at my destination; the deserted square where the flea market was supposed to take place.

SeriesTue, 12 Feb 2008 13:47h· by: carpeberlin

What Maradona has to do with the Berlinale...

In Latin America, the Berlinale represents a shelter for tolerance and understanding. Two entries from the subcontinent are competing for the Golden Bear, though Berlin is the ultimate winner!