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…Read more 5 Minutes in a City
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…Read more 5 Mins in Nature
What plans have we made for this coming year and what do we need to do to achieve them?
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…Read more Frame me, Contain Me
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…Read more How to find a funnel in Vienna?
I do so love the opportunity to wander! Exploring new places is such a thrill, but returning to a familiar place brings the opportunity for depth. Knowing my way round, means my feet take me confidently, so my eyes are left to savour and observe: to drink in the variety of a city at the…Read more Things to do while wandering the city of Vienna
Just before the trees sing, The world is colourless grey, Only invigorated by dappled Sun’s rays Just before the trees sing The forest orchestra makes ready, Over chill blue skies, thin bows held upright, steady! Just before the trees sing The Spring conductor raps a gentle beat Buds, blossom, nesting birds begin to feel the […]