Notes from Stasiland 3.99 (Jan-2021)

Notes from Stasiland 3.99 (Jan-2021)

Michael Joseph 27 January 2021 Not much has changed here in Dreiländereck (DLE) in the last 6weeks, except entrenchment, a feeling that we are in for the long haul, leading somewhere new, but exactly what is hard to know. It is fun, interesting and probably important...

Notes from Stasiland3.9 (Dec-20, 2020)

Notes from Stasiland3.9 (Dec-20, 2020)

Michael Joseph 20 December 2020 This was originally written 20 Dec 2020, withheld for the New Year It is worth restating my opening sentence from last month. The Stasi were the secret police of the (East) German Democratic Republic (DDR, 1949-1990), and were...

Berlin welcomes the World

Berlin welcomes the World

Updated: Nov 7, 2020 Peace, Harmony, Happiness Michael Joseph Berlin, 29-Aug, 2020 Those are the main feelings I retain from my visit to the centre of Europe, or “the border to totalitarianism” as RFK-Jnr put it. Being a small group of just three from perhaps one...