The Summer of the Birkinstock

Birkinstocks were worn by returning soldiers, flower children, or other non-confirming individuals. They also were originally sold by health stores due to their orthopaedic benefits—the sandal shapes itself to the user’s foot—which provide support and relief. Now in Berlin, every next man or woman is rocking them.

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...Everyone Speaks English in {Berlin}. Why Are You Learning {German}?

You live in Berlin. You live in London. In the UK we absolutely demand you speak English so why doesn’t Berlin? International cities mean there has been a flow of cultures and languages. But why does the UK think it only needs to speak one language. Ditch your monolingual life.

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