Ten years on and it’s finally time for a peek into the ideal weekend of our fearless leader, polyglot editor-in-chief NADJA VANCAUWENBERGHE.
11:00 Time for a swim at my new favourite swim spot, Schwimmhalle Anton- Saefkow-Platz in Lichtenberg’s Plattenbau heartland.
13:00 Swing by Russian supermarket Stolitschniy to stock up on pelmeni, Soviet sweets and Baltika beer.
13:30 Fresh-grilled shashlik in the parking lot.
14:30 Check out the 1930s-1950s fashion at Mimi.
15:00 Family downtime: sink into a book about WWII Berlin.
20:30 Chez Michel for a steak frites or couscous and a perfect tarte aux pommes.
23:00 Romantic night in Hotel Bogota.
12:00 Family brunch: baguette and (real) butter, toast and jam, eggs – an LP of hunting horns blaring on my old record player.
14:00 Saunter through Tiergarten. Stare at the water by Rousseau Island. Feed the ducks.
15:30 Check out the latest show at the Berlinische Galerie.
17:30 Tea and fruitcake at Hudson’s.