hidden europe

Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

Paul Scraton was born in Lancashire and has lived in Berlin since 2001. A writer with a particular interest in landscape, memory and place, he is the editor-in-chief of Elsewhere: A Journal of Place and the author of The Idea of a River: Walking out of Berlin (Readux, 2015) and Ghosts on the Shore: Travels along Germany's Baltic Coast (Influx, 2017). You can find out more about Paul on his website, where you can also read some of his continuing adventures beyond the front door, whether in the city, the country or the edgelands in between: www.underagreysky.com.