A Slow Walk in Grinzing

A Slow Walk in Grinzing

When you explore a new city or town, do you ever look up? I am going to share with you some images I took wandering a suburb of Vienna called Grinzing. Grinzing was until the end of the 19th century an independent municipality, but today it is part of Döbling, the 19th district of Vienna. It [...]

Frame me, Contain Me

Frame me, Contain Me

I returned today to a part of Vienna that I have not visited in a long time, the Pötsleinsdorfer Schlosspark. It can be found at the terminal of the 41 tram, if you would like to visit. It is worth making the journey away from the hub of the city to a place that is [...]

Find New Roads in Old Countries

Find New Roads in Old Countries

A startling revelation came to my attention recently during a conversation with my mum. I came to realise that my dad, who died more than twenty years ago now, was the same age at his death as I am now! "But he was an old man!" I exclaimed, as I recalled my dad in months [...]

Dorfgastein, Austria

Dorfgastein, Austria

We found Dorfgastein quite by accident and over the years it has become somewhere that holds a special place in our hearts. The guidebooks say that Dorfgastein is a village in the Gasteinertal Valley south of Salzburg, Austria. A popular place for winter sports with plenty of spas and thermal pools; here body, mind and [...]

The Quietness of Snow

The Quietness of Snow

Simplicity coating the world with a delicate breath, White clean brightness Filled with an infinite microscopic jewel of complexity. Floating and light and ephemeral and gentle. A bringer of child like joy. There is something magical about a world transformed by snow isn't there? Today I have spent my time wandering up in the woods [...]