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Los Endos

It started with a cocktail at the Savoy and ended with one at the Sacher.  The Savoy definitley wins for body and flavour (@Sacher - champagne cocktails should not be shaken with ice) but the Sacher scores bonus points for…
Del
November 30, 2016
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The Final Cut

As the last part of the novel is based in Vienna, I was looking for a framework as an excuse for the heroine to flit around various places in this wonderful capital – apart from the obvious reason of being…
Del
November 29, 2016
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Moribund the Burgermeister

One of life’s many disappointments has been the refurbishment of the Walther König Buchhandlung in the Museums Quartier. This has traditionally been one of my first stops whenever I come to Vienna because of the array of interesting and unusual…
Del
November 28, 2016
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another rainy night

Another rainy night … or at least, it looks as though it’s going to be. But it won’t be raining in my heart, as Budy Holly didn’t say, as I shall be amongst chums for the vernissage of Wir Sind…
Del
November 27, 2016
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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…
Del
November 26, 2016
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Two Monkeys

Actually, as the sharp-eyed amongst you will note, there is only one monkey ... although I guess you can’t see any monkeys unless you know that the cheeky little hound is called Monkey – but there is no prog track…
Del
November 23, 2016
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Alaska

I’m a bit of a fan of Baked Alaska, in fact, after Artic Roll, it’s probably my favourite dessert. So it was with great glee that we booked a table at La Brasserie for the seventies night to celebrate its…
Del
November 22, 2016