Tag: life

Garden

We live in the far northwestern edge of Prenzlauer Berg, a neighborhood now known for its expensive real estate, babies everywhere, and those who want to live a sanitized version of Berlin life. There is a lot of truth to that stereotype—here and in other…

Berlin Guide: Tiergarten Picnic

  Photos by Anthony Berlin’s parks are truly used as backyards, especially by its residents who have no balconies—us included. On nice evenings or weekend afternoons we go to the little park by our flat, but sometimes I crave bigger, lusher spaces. The Tiergarten, Berlin’s…

Weekend

The birds are back! But we are seriously regretting not following through with our plan of putting little hats on them so that we can easily identify who’s who—it’s hard to tell now. This is what I think: the littlest one came back early one…

The week in pigeons

The pigeons got their feathers this week and seemed to triple in size. There’s hardly room in the flower pot for three anymore, especially when certain small ones do test flaps with their wings. Two prospective nesters visited the neighborhood (last photo), inspecting the eaves…

Pigeon Friends

Hi all. Thanks for your enthusiastic pigeon comments these last days. They are growing super fast. Their little feathers are coming in and in a couple of weeks they will be gone, the parents, too—I guess that they don’t keep the same nest. That makes…

Neighbors

Anthony caught a rare sight, mid shift change, when our new neighbors traded egg-warming duty. Two little eggs! Their residence in the flower pot on the abandoned balcony next door has become a teachable moment for us about all things pigeon. I can’t stop peeking…

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