austria

A collection of 23 posts

Feb 23, 2010

Of Sausages

Of Sausages

I am, as you might have noticed, quite partial to meaty business. Like pork roast. Or ham. Or sausages.This weekend I managed to get my hands and mouth on quite an Austrian

Aug 3, 2009

Beef Jerky Land

To the ones who know my taste for meat in all its variants, it may not come as a whopping surprise that I'm fairly partial to beef jerky. You know, that dried meat

Jun 8, 2009

Atheist Bus Campaign in Vienna - or not

After starting in London and then spreading to various other European Cities, the Atheist Bus Campaign is a private-sponsor funded project created to make people aware of the rather high probability that there

Jan 8, 2007

An unholy marriage

People would think that people learn from mistakes. People are mistaken. About an hour ago, the Socialist Party’s head Gusenbauer announced the finalization of coalition talks with the People’s Party. Even

Nov 2, 2006

That time of the year again

I don’t know about you, but I’d be hard pressed to find better things to do on the 1st of November than hanging out with friends at the cemetery and then

Oct 11, 2006

BREAKING NEWS - sort of

Well, here’s to me, and all the other people whose final votes brought the Greens to third place. Read all about it here (if you know German…if you don’t, look

Jul 16, 2006

In the garden

Today was exceptionally sunny, unfortunately I missed half of that exception by sleeping well into the afternoon. That’s the sacrifice for depriving my body of sleep during most of the week. I

Jun 23, 2006

Dubya (final)

So Dubya’s gone, and I won’t even pretend I was any good at covering it. The relevant things about the visit have been said by others who are more articulate than

Jun 20, 2006

Dubya

From whitehouse.gov: On Wednesday, June 21, the President will start his day by greeting the staffs of the various U.S. Missions in Austria, followed by a meeting with the President of

May 30, 2006

SOS ORF

Since I’ve done my share of ORF bashing on here (for the uninitiated, ORF is Austrian’s national broadcaster), I’m glad to announce that I’ve had the opportunity to sign