Last Sunday I went to the church across the street. It opened for two hours to sit and contemplate, pray quietly (and with distance to other people). To my big surprise and utter delight the wonderful church musician played some music, first organ pieces and then some on the piano.
The Berlin wall fell 28 years ago (and a couple of other things in German history happened too on this day at various times). Every year this day is a very emotional day for me. Tonight I am sitting in my kitchen, reading in Christa Wolf’s „Ein Tag im Jahr“ („One day a year“). Between […]