The Berlin Diaries – NIGHTTIME ACTIVITY REPORT

 

Good day everyone, today’s diary entry comes in the form of a militarised report, for absolutely no reason at all other than I thought it would be a bit different, and this is my site and my word is LAW.

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NIGHTTIME ACTIVITY REPORT

AGENT NAME: DAN HACKETT

RANK: WASTEMAN

LOCATION: KREUZBERG, BERLIN

DATE: 25/11/16

 

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21:15 GMT+1 >>

U BAHN TO DAVE’S. FED AND WATERED IN THE FORM OF MULLED WINE AND PAELLA, SUPPLIED BY DAVE’S HOUSEMATE.

 

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 22:30 GMT+1 >>

COMMENCE WATCHING FILM CALLED ‘VICTORIA’ ON DAVE’S LAPTOP. FILM ACKNOWLEDGED AS ‘GOOD’ BY BOTH PARTIES.

 

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23:05 GMT+1>>

FILM ‘VICTORIA’ IS RESTARTED DUE TO DAVE WANTING TO SHOW HIS FLATMATES HOW GOOD IT IS. SIT THROUGH INTRO SEQUENCE AGAIN. DAVE’S FLATMATES LEAVE AND WE CARRY ON WATCHING, NOW HAVING SEEN A QUARTER OF THE FILM TWICE.

 

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23:14 GMT+1>>

MESSAGE SENT TO VICTORIA IN AN EFFORT TO FIND HER LOCATION WITHIN THE CITY. NO REPLY. 1 LITRE MULLED WINE INGESTED. GIN NOW BEING POURED.

 

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00:08 GMT+1>>

VICTORIA REPLIES VIA ELECTRONIC MESSAGE. SHE IS AT HER FLAT.

 

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00:50 GMT+1>>

LEAVE DAVE’S FOR THE U BAHN TO VICTORIA’S FLAT. MISS THE ENDING TO THE FILM.

 

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01:20 GMT+1>>

ARRIVE AT VICTORIA’S FLAT. MEET HER FRIENDS, DAN AND SOPHIE. THEY ARE COOL. DRINK AND LISTEN TO MUSIC. THEY HAVE ALL READ MY UNILAD ARTICLE, DESPITE NEVER HAVING MET ME. I AM FLATTERED.

 

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02:45 GMT+1>>

LEAVE VICTORIA’S FLAT AND MOUNT THE U BAHN WITHOUT TICKETS.

 

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02:58 GMT+1>>

WHILE RIDING ESCALATOR, LOUDLY COMPLAIN THAT I WANT A CIGARETTE. UNKNOWN CIVILIAN OFFERS CIGARETTES. WE ACCEPT. IT THEN BECOMES EVIDENT HE IS A DRUG DEALER. WE ACCEPT.

 

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03:05 GMT+1>>

PURCHASE ROAD BEERS FROM THE SPÄTI. WALK PAST COME BACKPACKERS SEVERAL BLOCKS, TO THE GIANT SQUAT, KÖPI. NARCOTICS INGESTED OUTSIDE.

 

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03:10 GMT+1>>

ENTER KÖPI. I HAVE BEEN BEFORE AND AM USED TO THE SURROUNDINGS. DAN, VIC AND SOPHIE IMPRESSED AND SLIGHTLY UNNERVED. A MAN DRESSED LIKE SID VICIOUS CLIMBS ONTO THE CEILING, DANGLES OFF, AND JUMPS INTO A CROWD OF PUNKS.

 

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03:30 GMT+1>>

ATTEMPT TO SPEAK TO PARTICULARLY COOL LOOKING PUNK. HE COMPLETELY BLANKS ME, EVEN WHEN I SAY I ADMIRE HIS STYLE AND LIFESTYLE. HE IS A PRICK. I ABANDON MY ATTEMPT TO MAKE A PUNK FRIEND. FUCK THAT GUY.

 

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03:36 GMT+1>>

I AM STILL SAD THE PUNK DIDN’T WANT TO BE FRIENDS. HE IS SITTING A FEW METRES AWAY CHATTING HAPPILY TO FELLOW PUNKS. I AM SORRY I AM NOT PUNK ENOUGH.

 

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 03:45 GMT+1>>

EXIT KÖPI. SOPHIE ATTEMPTS A PHOTOGRAPH BUT IS SHOUTED AT BY PUNKS. WE LEAVE IN DISGRACE. NARCOTICS IN FULL SWING. DAN DOESN’T REMEMBER WHO VICTORIA IS.

 

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04:01 GMT+1>>

ENTER ‘ROSES’ GAY BAR, WHERE I INEXPLICABLY ALWAYS END UP. IT HAS FLUFFY PINK WALLS. I STAND AND STROKE THE WALL FOR SEVERAL MINUTES. EVENTUALLY MOVE UP TO NUZZLING MY CHEEK ON IT.

 

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04:20 (BLAZE IT) GMT+1>>

DAN DOESN’T KNOW WHICH WAY IS UP. HE MEETS A MIDDLE AGED AMERICAN MAN. THEY BEGIN KISSING.

 

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04:30 GMT+1>>

THEY ARE STILL KISSING.

 

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04:36 GMT+1>>

THEY ARE STILL KISSING. WE DECIDE TO LEAVE DAN AND HEAD HOME.

 

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05:26 GMT+1>>

ARRIVE BACK AT VICTORIA’S FLAT ON FOOT, HAVING WALKED BACK THROUGH SHADY GORLITZER PARK AKA THE PARK OF A THOUSAND DEALERS.

 

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06:04 GMT+1>>

SLEEP ON THE SOFA. VERY COMFORTABLE.

 

DATE: 26/11/16

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10:15 GMT+1>>

DOORBELL RINGS. WAKES THE FLAT. IT IS DAN. HE SLEPT WITH THE MAN. HE IS FULL OF SHAME AND FEELS VERY POORLY.

 

NIGHT OUT VERDICT: DEFEAT

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