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Meditations of the Berlin Wall by artist Diane Meyer in which present day photographs are meticulously hand-stitched, blurring those parts of the scene that were once bisected or obscured by the wall.

UPDATE: Why the artist has stitched the wall on the Pariser Platz side of the Brandenburg Gate and not the opposite side (well spotted James in comments) is anyone’s guess.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at a press conference in Farmleigh House last night.

“A heavy death toll has been paid here in the Troubles. What I have heard here will encourage me further to explore ways and means to continue to explore this peaceful coexistence.

For 34 years I lived behind the Iron Curtain so I know only too well what it means once borders vanish, once walls fall…”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel last night.



Last night: Sie Ist Unter Uns