1 down, 11 to go. 

So January started with a bang. Literally. An accident at home resulted in me making a late night phone call to the Austrian ambulance service. Turns out under pressure I lose all my German speaking ability. The poor call handler just had some crazy Englishwoman shouting ‘kopf, blood, kopf, blood’ at him then repeating my … More 1 down, 11 to go. 

I’ve survived!

Well I made it!  Its now December, and I have last 5 whole months in Vienna.  So here is what I’ve learnt 1.Tourists are such a pain in the arse They are everywhere and just stand like gormless muppets in the middle of the path for their 1000th selfie in 10 meters 2.There is always … More I’ve survived!

Food Glourious food

I love food.  I’m not a foodie, but being a vegetarian I am fussy.  One of my favourite things about home is my dads allotment, with fresh grown strawberries, raspberries, onions, potatoes, carrots, courgettes etc.  Homegrown food tastes so much better than supermarket food.  I find vegetables from all the shops from Waitrose to Aldi … More Food Glourious food

Retreat at Nijmegen

So, my other half does the Nijmegen marches every year and has a few completions at 50km under his belt already.  I stupidly said I’d do it with him this year at the extended distance of 55km per day for 4 days, with 13hours maximum completion time a day.  For those of you who work … More Retreat at Nijmegen

Sex in the city

So in response to my friends challenge about there not being enough sex in my writings, I shall devote a whole post to it! Vienna is liberal in many ways.  Its recently had its pride parade and so rainbow flags are still flying in the city.  The green man at traffic crossings is always two … More Sex in the city