Six Months in Berlin: An afternoon in Mauerpark

When I first started researching cool stuff to do in Berlin Mauerpark immediately popped up on my radar. A weekly flea market, live music and karaoke in a park on the former death strip of the Berlin wall? Sounds like a hipster’s wet dream. Perfect for me.   There is just something ridiculously cool about Mauerpark. White…

Six Months in Berlin:Walking around Brandenburger Tor

I have been in love with Berlin since I first got off the S Bahn at Warschhauer Straße station three years ago and saw a guy playing guitar in his boxers with a horse mask on who called himself the Neighkid Horse. It’s this eccentricity and diversity of its residents in the setting of a…

Theatre Review: Les Miserables, Queens Theatre London

I don’t think there is anything else in the world that manages to be as simultaneously depressing and uplifting as “Les Miserables”. Claude- Michel Schönberg, Alan Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel’s musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic 1862 novel of the same name is currently the longest running musical in the West End having reached its…