Here’s my tribute to March and the role it’s played in my life over the last decade. Here’s to endings and new beginnings.
If there’s one thing that’s come from this whole Coronavirus (Covid-19) “End Of The World” situation, it’s that I am suddenly inspired to blog again. Who knew that all it would take for these creative juices to get flowing was a pandemic!
There is no greater symbol of Berlin’s historic past than the art it has helped inspire – be it the hastily scribbled graffiti on the side of the trains, the large in-your-face murals that give voice to the marginalised, the political statements that come from its art squats and street art.
When I first started learning German, I was so proud to be able to learn words for everyday things and start using simple phrases that came into use every day. When we got deeper into the grammar, I started hating the language. Why in God’s name was there 3 definite articles that then changed format…
So we saw a lot of Anti-Trump posters/protest signs at the Christopher Street Day/Cologne Pride weekend last week. Given this state of the news this week, thought this is more relevant than ever!