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 [...]

Slow Walk through Vienna

Slow Walk through Vienna

Clean, pristine A city of analysed dreams Music the pulse through its elegant veins Grandeur a habit defined and ingrained Politics roasted and blended to the taste Of the varied inhabitants of this melting pot place. My heart is definitely for the natural world. Take me out into the countryside, into a woodland, or along [...]

Improve your Emotional Wellbeing in just Five Minutes

Improve your Emotional Wellbeing in just Five Minutes

The sun turned my head While my eyes were cast down Picking my feet over steep, muddy ground. The bland, bleached bark Of the thin beech trees Illuminated by the golden beams.   I read a report this week in the Journal of Positive Psychology. Researchers at the University of Regina, Canada showed that spending [...]

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 [...]

How to find a funnel in Vienna?

How to find a funnel in Vienna?

There are many exciting adventures to be had when you visit or live in a foreign country.   One of my favourite things to do is to get out the map, or guide book, trace out a route and start exploring. However the greatest adventure must surely be finding out about a new culture, and [...]