Sun, 16 Jul 2017, "visiting maya and miele again"
oh, how wonderful, we could come and visit maya & miele again. it has been over a month since the last time we ...

Sun, 09 Jul 2017, "a visit to the prater"
one week after my dad's visit, my brother and his family came for a visit, to stay over the weekend. school is over, and si...

Sat, 01 Jul 2017, "a visit to the nhm vienna"
for christmas i gave my father and his significant other vouchers for several activities in vienna as a present. one of...

Wed, 21 Jun 2017, "zoo run 2017"
after we did not participate in the zoo run last year, we managed to enlist this year. and this year we even made it into the tiger ...

Fri, 16 Jun 2017, "cats, a lake, and an escape room game in tyrol"
we went to tyrol again, and as usual we stayed at the place of nina's parents. during the four day...

Mon, 05 Jun 2017, "maya and miele, revisited"
yeah, we were invited again to come and see maya & miele, our neighbour's newly adopted two kittens. they had grown...

Wed, 31 May 2017, "our new neighbours maya and miele"
our neighbour has two new kittens, and we were invited to get them to know. they are called maya & miele. m...

Sat, 13 May 2017, "a visit to the zoo in schoenbrunn"
nina and i have been to the zoo at schoenbrunn once more. again it has been quite a while since the last time w...

Sat, 29 Apr 2017, "a weekend trip to graz"
a nice family meeting was taking place in graz, so we drove to styria. it was also this weekend, that the "klanglicht 2017...

Fri, 14 Apr 2017, "a few days in tyrol"
easter holidays were coming, and so we spent the few days in tyrol, at the place of nina's parents. we stayed from the 14th t...

Sun, 26 Mar 2017, "a hike in the helenental"
since it was getting warmer outside every day, we decided to do some hiking. so we picked a nice looking hike in the hel...

Mon, 06 Mar 2017, "tycho"
^C: tycho (heathered pearls), flex glider division a walk dye awake source spectre hours horizon epoche receiver montana ...

Fri, 23 Dec 2016, "a few days in tyrol"
it is christmas time, and this means we also pay a visit to nina's family in tyrol and to the two lovely cats named bonnie[10...

Thu, 22 Dec 2016, "a burger with special requests"
so we ordered burgers for lunch today at the office. since i was asked by the co-worker who took the orders, if i ...

Tue, 01 Nov 2016, "day 07 in leprechaun land"
oh no, time flies. and so we will we today. it is our last day in ireland for this trip. as our flight will leave today...

Mon, 31 Oct 2016, "day 06 in leprechaun land"
today is all about anseriformes. well, actually just the suborder of the anatidae. ahm, to be even more precise... it i...

Sun, 30 Oct 2016, "day 05 in leprechaun land"
we started this day with a visit to one of the three sandy beaches in portrush, namely white rocks[001-018] bay. as it ...

Sat, 29 Oct 2016, "day 04 in leprechaun land"
while packing our stuff and preparing for checkout on the morning of day 04, we spotted a cute cat[001] in front of our...

Fri, 28 Oct 2016, "day 03 in leprechaun land"
the day started like yesterday: with irish breakfast for nina and porridge and continental for me. after check-out at t...

Thu, 27 Oct 2016, "day 02 in leprechaun land"
we started day 02 with an irish breakfast for nina, and sweetened porridge and continental breakfast for me. then we go...

Wed, 26 Oct 2016, "arrival and day 01 in leprechaun land"
before our arrival in ireland, dublin we flew from vienna to munich and then on to frankfurt for our final ...

Fri, 14 Oct 2016, "it has been a long time..."
after a very, very long time, we had been to the zoo in schoenbrunn again. this time we also paid a visit to those ani...

Sat, 01 Oct 2016, "china magic lantern festival"
for over a month the luno festival took place on the donauinsel. and we payed it a visit. we got there around 20:00 ...

Thu, 22 Sep 2016, "tomtom spark 3 cardio + music"
it was time for a new sports gadget, as lately i was growing unhappy with my current setup while running, consistin...

Sat, 10 Sep 2016, "day 02 at the ars electronica festival"
we started day 02 of the ars electronica festival in linz at the postcity[01-55]. first thing we did was t...

Fri, 09 Sep 2016, "day 01 at the ars electronica festival"
it is september, so it is time for the annual ars electronica festival in linz. this year luckily nina and...

Sat, 30 Jul 2016, "day 17 in scandinavia, finland"
today is our last day in scandinavia (well, technically not really the last day, as our flight is tomorrow - but i...

Fri, 29 Jul 2016, "day 16 in scandinavia, finland"
today we wanted to start the day with more birdwatching. so we tried to find birdwatching places at lake simpelej√...

Thu, 28 Jul 2016, "day 15 in scandinavia, finland"
today the both of us did not feel so good. we were still very tired, most likely a delayed effect from the bear ni...

Wed, 27 Jul 2016, "day 14 in scandinavia, finland"
today at around 07:00 o'clock we were fetched by michael, after we had spent the night in the bear hide of the mar...

Tue, 26 Jul 2016, "day 13 in scandinavia, finland"
today we woke, up put our stuff into the car and drove to the restaurant for checking out. there was a family ther...

Mon, 25 Jul 2016, "day 12 in scandinavia, finland"
today i heard a police and later an ambulance siren for the first time during our stay in finland; i think this is...

Sun, 24 Jul 2016, "day 11 in scandinavia, finland"
today we started our day with a long drive from tornio to oulu[01-95]. we arrived there in the early afternoon, ch...

Sat, 23 Jul 2016, "day 10 in scandinavia, finland, sweden"
today was the day to face my finnish horror. i tried to fight it hard, but it seems there never had been a...

Fri, 22 Jul 2016, "day 09 in scandinavia, finland"
we decided to stay another night at the fell centre kiilopää, so we can do another hike today. this time we want...

Thu, 21 Jul 2016, "day 08 in scandinavia, finland, norway"
today it was time for farewell. nina's parents[01-02] had their last day on this holiday trip, and their f...

Wed, 20 Jul 2016, "day 07 in scandinavia norway"
today was the day for our alta river boat tour[001-088], that we had already booked the previous days. robert was es...

Tue, 19 Jul 2016, "day 06 in scandinavia, norway"
today it was time for art and a museum. namely the rock art of alta[001-066]. the main part of the museum is outdoo...

Mon, 18 Jul 2016, "day 05 in scandinavia, norway"
for today there were four planned stops: first stop, robert wanted to hold a king crab with his own hands, second s...

Sun, 17 Jul 2016, "day 04 in scandinavia, finland, norway"
today we had to get up early again. it was 05:30 o'clock when we got up, had a quick breakfast at the hote...

Sat, 16 Jul 2016, "day 03 in scandinavia, finland"
first thing today was leaving pori and heading back to helsinki airport, because our aeroplane to ivalo will leave...

Fri, 15 Jul 2016, "day 02 in scandinavia, finland"
today we slept long, then got up and had breakfast from a k-supermarket. we were searching for a cafe or the like,...

Thu, 14 Jul 2016, "day 01 in scandinavia, finland"
after ladakh it was time for another new holiday experience. since nina was currently searching for a job, it was ...

Sun, 12 Jun 2016, "baptism ceremony"
today my niece mirjam was baptised. yippieh!...

Thu, 26 May 2016, "new bLog layout"
i did restructure and update my bLog site. i started with splitting the css into a mobile and a desktop version. so my bLog now a...

Sun, 22 May 2016, "neko atsume"
after almost three months of continuous playing, i finally managed to "collect" all the cats and their mementos in neko atsume, the c...

Sun, 15 May 2016, "a few days in tyrol"
again a short visit to nina's parents in tyrol, and the two cute kitties named bonnie[02-05] and havanna[01,06-29]. don't let...

Sun, 01 May 2016, "central eastern alps hiking track, day 03"
day 03 of the hiking tour (my second day, as i skipped the first day). at the breakfast table one crew ...

Sat, 30 Apr 2016, "central eastern alps hiking track, day 02"
the full extent of yesterday's disaster revealed itself at the breakfast. nina had blisters on her toes...

Fri, 29 Apr 2016, "central eastern alps hiking track, day 01"
we planned a three day hiking tour along the "central eastern alps hiking trail". initially "we" starte...

Fri, 15 Apr 2016, "star wars "identities" exhibition"
after having a "star wars" marathon in november, watching episode I to VI in the correct chronological plot ord...

Sun, 27 Mar 2016, "day 02 in tyrol, hiking in the kundler gorge"
after a few days of laziness, we decided to go hiking in the kundler gorge. the weather was perfect,...

Sat, 26 Mar 2016, "day 01 in tyrol, bonny and havanna"
it was time for another visit to the cute cats named bonny and havanna, who spend their days in tyrol, at the ...

Fri, 12 Feb 2016, "canmore g-porter gp-102+"
since my good old navin minihomer stopped working in scotland (remember the indian man's course?), i was looking for a r...

Wed, 10 Feb 2016, "vienna ice dream 2016"
so after talking about going there for the last four years, we finally made it to the "vienna ice dream", a big skating rin...

Wed, 06 Jan 2016, "day 11 in braveheart land"
day 11, and thus the last day in scotland for us, ownoez. time flies, and so will we. soon. but first we had a last sco...

Tue, 05 Jan 2016, "day 10 in braveheart land"
today the curse of the indian man also hit me, as my gps tracker refused to process any satellite signals. during the l...

Mon, 04 Jan 2016, "day 09 in braveheart land"
being the only guests, our host had not much to do today in the morning. the usual scottish and continental breakfasts ...

Sun, 03 Jan 2016, "day 08 in braveheart land"
the weather forecast for today was promising. we had another really awesome breakfast at jon and pauline's guest house,...

Sat, 02 Jan 2016, "day 07 in braveheart land"
after a scottish breakfast for nina, and porridge and continental breakfast for me, we decided to stay at this guest ho...

Fri, 01 Jan 2016, "day 06 in braveheart land"
uaaaah, what have we done? with a pretty bad hangover we jumped out of our beds, because the room maid thought we had a...

Thu, 31 Dec 2015, "day 05 in braveheart land"
it was a cloudy morning, when today we checked out from the hotel. but before we had used the wifi to search for an acc...

Wed, 30 Dec 2015, "day 04 in braveheart land"
the storm from last night continued today in the morning. it was rainy and stormy, but rather warm. well, first day wit...

Tue, 29 Dec 2015, "day 03 in braveheart land"
today we fetched our rental car. the pick-up station was only 15 minutes by foot from our guest house. i had to start d...

Mon, 28 Dec 2015, "day 02 in braveheart land"
nina started this day with a scottish breakfast, consisting of beans, bacon, scrambled eggs, black pudding, sausages, a...

Sun, 27 Dec 2015, "day 01 in braveheart land"
so this year we decided to spend new year's eve abroad, and we chose to go to scotland. the weather and climate should ...

Sat, 21 Nov 2015, "project pitchfork"
^C: project pitchfork (bhambhamhara), szene timekiller blood-stained (give me your body) conjure en garde! midnight moon misery...

Tue, 10 Nov 2015, "20th internet anniversary"
lately i stumbled across my first official, preserved record of me on the internet again: it is dated at "Fri, 10. Nov ...

Mon, 19 Oct 2015, "god is an astronaut"
^C: god is an astronaut (the ills), arena snowfall echoes vetus memoria reverse world worlds in collision fragile helios | er...

Sat, 05 Sep 2015, "hiking in vienna"
we did another test hike before our next holidays, this time in the area of lainz. i got myself shiny new hiking shoes, so it wa...

Sat, 22 Aug 2015, "hiking in tirol"
as our next holiday will involve some hiking, we thought it would be a good training to do some hiking. also we could test our sh...

Mon, 10 Aug 2015, "shiny new phone"
++ alert ++ tech-talk ++ alert ++ tech-talk ++ alert ++ i bought myself a new mobile phone, to replace my good four-year-old "son...

Wed, 29 Jul 2015, "10th bLog anniversary"
puh, 29th of july 2005 i published my first bLog entry - it was sysadmin appreciation day. amazing how time flies, and how ...

Thu, 23 Jul 2015, "wolf photo shooting at the wolf science center"
we tried a new zoo; this time the zoo in ernstbrunn. the wolf science center in particular, as we ...

Sun, 12 Jul 2015, "bonny & havanna"
we spent this weekend going to tyrol to nina's parents and to also see the new kitty named havanna. so here are some pictures...

Sun, 05 Jul 2015, "a visit to the zoo in schoenbrunn"
jake and his kin was in vienna and invited us to join them on a tour to the vienna zoo. gladly we joined them. ...

Wed, 10 Jun 2015, "again a visit to the zoo in schoenbrunn"
yes, we have been to schoenbrunn again, but this time, it was all a little different. we got there for th...

Sun, 31 May 2015, "a visit to the zoo in schoenbrunn"
my brother, his wife, and my their son, aka "nephew" paid us a visit this weekend. as my christmas gift to them...

Sat, 09 May 2015, "a visit to the botanical garden and zoo hirschstetten"
we tried out a new zoo - isn't that amazing? this time it is not zoo schoenbrunn as usual, ...

Sun, 26 Apr 2015, "a trip to bratislava"
my dad came for a visit this weekend, and he said he would like to go to bratislava; and gladly we joined him. the trip to t...

Tue, 14 Apr 2015, "mono"
^C: mono (helen money), arena recoil, ignite unseen harbor kanata pure as snow halcyon where we begin ashes in the snow everlasting light...

Sun, 12 Apr 2015, "bLog application pimping"
in the last few days i did some changes to the bLog script i am using, namely "blosxom". i added categories and tags, fo...

Sun, 22 Mar 2015, "games, part 2"
a lovely and incredibly wonderful game is "shelter 2" (completed in 3 hours), in which one plays a mother lynx that raises her four...

Sun, 15 Mar 2015, "games, part 1"
lately (read: since december 2014), on cold winter evenings, i found the time to play some computer games again after a long time. ...

Mon, 16 Feb 2015, "R.I.P. Candy"
Candy (13 april 2013 - 16 february 2015) i will miss you - very much :_(...

Sun, 08 Feb 2015, "another zoo: aqua terra zoo"
today we tried out the aqua terra zoo, as we both have not been visiting this zoo for over several years. the last ti...

Sun, 25 Jan 2015, "and again... another visit to the zoo at schoenbrunn"
this morning we woke up and it was white outside. snow fall during the night made it a snow ...

Fri, 26 Dec 2014, "bonny & candy"
the annual visit to nina's parents during the christmas holidays offered another opportunity to take pictures of the now quite ...

Sun, 16 Nov 2014, "firefox sync server"
yay, after a very long time, a tech-talk bLog entry... i read an article that it is now easier to set up your own firefox syn...

Fri, 14 Nov 2014, "[:sitd:]"
^C: [:sitd:] (system84, bhambhamhara), weberknecht dunkelziffer purgatorium lebensborn firmament kreuzgang everlasting redemption code:r...

Sun, 28 Sep 2014, "deine lakaien"
^C: deine lakaien (god's bow), szene colour-ize reincarnation into my arms fighting the green over and done where you are where the...

Sun, 07 Sep 2014, "day 22 in mountie-land,"
so this is our last day in canada for this trip. during the usual check-out procedure we talked to our host about what to...

Sat, 06 Sep 2014, "day 21 in mountie-land,"
today we left banff early. after having packed our stuff, booked our next room at a b&b in calgary, and having a smal...

Fri, 05 Sep 2014, "day 20 in mountie-land,"
last day for us in the banff area, and thus in the rocky mountains. so time for some more trails and falls before leaving...

Thu, 04 Sep 2014, "day 19 in mountie-land,"
extending our stay here in banff for another night was the first thing we did today. fortunately the room was available, ...

Wed, 03 Sep 2014, "day 18 in mountie-land,"
the morning on this day was rainy, cloudy, gray, and cold. so we decided to stay in bed, to get a little extra rest after...

Tue, 02 Sep 2014, "day 17 in mountie-land,"
there is no better way to start the day than to go to a lake. at least in canada. so after having booked our next accommo...

Mon, 01 Sep 2014, "day 16 in mountie-land,"
this morning we booked another night in jasper, and when telling our host that we saw caribous the day before, we were ve...

Sun, 31 Aug 2014, "day 15 in mountie-land,"
today in the morning we started with a breakfast in a cafe in jasper, and by this and a little window shopping our suspic...

Sat, 30 Aug 2014, "day 14 in mountie-land,"
we decided to sleep a little longer, to get a good rest after all the driving from yesterday, and the driving that will f...