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Ernst Fuchs Museum

A most extraordinary place. The Ernest Fuchs museum in the house where he lived - a villa designed by Otto Wagner, so nothing as mundane as Dulux magnolia on his walls. Judging by the décor and artwork, Herr Fuchs certainly…
December 9, 2017

Post Nano

Already missing NaNo, but the anniversary of Mozart's death provides an excuse to update the playlist. In memory of Wolfgang Amadeus (27th January 1756 to 5th December 1791)
December 5, 2017
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Rick Stein and Vienna

On the recommendation of wpnewington, I spent a happy hour watching Rick Stein’s long weekend in Vienna (available here on BBC iPlayer).  Arriving at Schwechat airport, Stein points out the Figlmüller sign for Wienerschnitzel and says how much he’s looking…
January 8, 2017

Prosit Neujahr!

A new year … if the old adage ‘start as you mean to go on’ is true, then 2017 is going to be one of laziness and indecision. But it is Sunday.  And we did manage to get up in…
January 1, 2017

Parallel Worlds

The prompt for today’s blog has been provided by Jonathan Taylor. After having seen a TV advert, Jonathan posed a question on Facebook: ‘What on earth are curated Christmas Trees?’ Now I would have thought nothing further about this, had a…
November 26, 2016