A Small Wonder

House of Small Wonder is a little miracle in the big city. When people visit and we’ve done the Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island, etc. and we’re trudging along Friedrichstrasse, there is one question that I dread above all other questions: know anywhere good to eat near here? NO. No (I would think, sweating a storm…

Simple is sweet

And I don’t mean in a let’s-get-back-to-our-coffee-roasting-roots kind of way.   Incidentally, Ako does do good coffee. And sweetly decorated notebooks. And soft padded stationery cases. And is a mini art gallery. And co-shares the space with a record shop and two cats. And does the best interpretation of the elusive British scone that I’ve…