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...

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, 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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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, 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 :_(...

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 ...

Mon, 07 Jul 2014, "canon L lens, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM"
ever since i bought my canon eos 5d mark II i thought about upgrading my telephoto zoom lens to some...

Thu, 29 May 2014, "summer night open air concert in the palace park schoenbrunn"
nina's parents were paying us a visit and coincidentally the annual summer night ope...

Mon, 12 May 2014, "R.I.P. HR Giger"
you were an absolutely great artist - thanks for your most amazing artwork, and most of all, thanks for "alien", and thus, the "n...

Fri, 21 Feb 2014, "the key"
yippieh, we got the key to our new flat. awesome!...

Fri, 07 Feb 2014, "cat cake"
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw, look what i got! another one of nina's awesome kitty-cat cakes! a super-delicious, self made,...

Tue, 19 Nov 2013, "R.I.P. Linux"
Linux (30 january 1997 - 19 november 2013) i will miss you - very much :_(...

Sat, 07 Sep 2013, "ars electronica festival 2013"
i wanted to surprise nina, and drag her to the ars electronica festival 2013, which, of course, took place in linz....

Sat, 06 Jul 2013, "bonny & candy"
this weekend we went to tyrol to see the newly arrived cats named bonny & candy at nina's parents. they are ragdoll cats, n...

Sat, 08 Jun 2013, "cats"
i finally made it to see the musical "cats". the "original" show in german language (i actually never heard the english version to be honest...

Sun, 28 Apr 2013, "weekend at neusiedler lake"
nina's aunt has a little house right at the lakeside of the neusiedler lake, and we were invited to stay there for a f...

Sat, 08 Dec 2012, "a weekend trip to graz"
this weekend nina and i paid a visit to my brother, his wife and my nephew in graz. since it's christmas time, we went to ...

Wed, 07 Nov 2012, "cat cake"
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw, look what i got! a cute little kitty-cat on an awesome, super-delicious, self made, marzipan ...

Sat, 22 Sep 2012, "hairy stuff"
after about 20 years of long, and eight years of dreaded hair, i cut it today. also considered getting them dark blue first, but i po...

Sat, 21 May 2011, "hoehenrausch.2"
back in 2009 when linz was the european capital of cultural there was one exhibition that was pretty fascinating, namely the "hoeh...

Tue, 05 Apr 2011, "paintball"
for a long time the company i'm working for had planned to go for a paintball match. it has been postponed several times, but today it ...

Thu, 17 Feb 2011, "new camera + lens"
well, i got my new camera and lens today. i went for full-frame, thus i bought a shiny, incredible, awesome canon eos 5d mark I...

Sun, 10 Oct 2010, "a visit to the botanical garden in linz"
k-thrin and i decided to go to the botanical garden in linz today. it was the perfect weather for that. w...

Wed, 28 Jul 2010, "dragonfly"
on my way to jake's car i found a (unfortunately) dead dragonfly in the garage of the university of applied science in hagenberg. i too...

Wed, 14 Jul 2010, "aist"
another trip to the aist valley to take a few pictures. this time with my co-worker manuela. she got a new camera, so she asked me if i woul...

Sun, 13 Jun 2010, "baptism ceremony"
today my nephew florian was baptised. yippieh!...

Tue, 24 Nov 2009, "uncle!"
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Sat, 05 Sep 2009, "ars electronica festival, day 03"
a performance at the brucknerhaus by prix ars winner lawrence malstaf was my first thing to see on day 03 he and...

Fri, 04 Sep 2009, "ars electronica festival, day 02"
day 02 of the ars electronica festival started at at the AEC for me, since hiroshi ishiguro was at the museum. a...

Thu, 03 Sep 2009, "ars electronica festival, day 01"
yow, again it's the time of the year where linz gets flooded with all kind of more or less weird people - artist...

Fri, 14 Aug 2009, "the old mill in hagenberg"
i finally made it to the old mill ruin in hagenberg. it's only a few minutes walk from the castle to get there. i took ...

Sat, 14 Feb 2009, "flickR photowalk"
though i'm not really an active user of the flickR services, i once got an account and joined the photowalk group of linz which ...

Sat, 31 Jan 2009, "studio shooting"
today i have been to the coached shooting at the "cash-photos" studio in linz. it was about getting familiar with the studio-equi...

Thu, 29 Jan 2009, "ITnT 2009"
this year i was at the ITnT again but actually it's getting more and more boring every year. firstly because i did not meet as much peo...

Sun, 25 Jan 2009, "ars electronica center, linz09"
for the first time i got closer to the new ars electronica center in linz with the new look for linz09. the outsid...

Sat, 14 Jun 2008, "insight of the day:"
it ends where it started....

Wed, 04 Jun 2008, "bibblepro 4.10-2"
today i activated my first bought application software (thanks to michele for doing the shopping at the amazon online-shop). it'...

Fri, 16 May 2008, "aist, revisited"
last weekend zombiequeen and i decided to go to the aist to make a photo-safari. it was a very sunny, warm day, and there were lo...

Fri, 29 Feb 2008, "stupid advertising"
over several months now, from time to time, some really stupid advertising-texts appear on tv (i watch german channels only, s...

Tue, 26 Feb 2008, "ITnT 2008"
as every year in february the ITnT trade fair took place. and as every year i went there to have a day off from every day's business. t...

Fri, 16 Nov 2007, "an entry after a long time..."
after my trip to scandinavia, finally a bLog-entry again. this time with a thing that was confusing me already for ...

Thu, 28 Jun 2007, "wrapping up the past: pictures from around hagenberg and a picnic"
it was time for some tests with my camera again. so i went to areas near hagenb...

Sun, 24 Jun 2007, "wrapping up the past: mirjam's horses and zoo altenfelden"
as my faithful readers already know, chicks dig... horses. yes, they really do! another...

Fri, 22 Jun 2007, "wrapping up the past: klaudia and michele"
michele booked the photo-"studio" at the university of applied science in hagenberg for the 12th of apr...

Thu, 21 Jun 2007, "wrapping up the past: new tamron lens and portraits"
on the 5th of april i got my new tamron lens. some technical details can be found here. for t...

Sun, 10 Jun 2007, "wrapping up the past: klaudia + esprit, and a photo-safari with michele"
chicks dig... horses. and so does karmakiller (aka "klaudia" - there will...

Tue, 08 May 2007, "wrapping up the past: icehockey match and wacom graphire 1"
on the 13th of february RISCSW employees had an icehockey match against the FAW employ...

Mon, 07 May 2007, "wrapping up the past: graz and ITnT2007"
from the 26th to the 28th of january i paid a visit to my brother's new house in graz. he and his wife ha...

Thu, 03 May 2007, "wrapping up the past: hagenberg and pvnc's cats"
on 10th of january i brought my cam with me to the office. this day there was a very beautiful su...

Mon, 23 Apr 2007, "wrapping up the past: lilo and linz 09"
it was time again to experiment with my camera and who would be a better model than the ever patient lilo....

Tue, 23 Jan 2007, "happy birthday zombiequeen :)"
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Thu, 09 Nov 2006, "some presents..."
yow. on tuesday i got some presents from various people. first of all a cool remote-control for my canon eos350d from zombiequee...

Thu, 19 Oct 2006, "f*** Nostromo      HR Giger"
sue, i know her from an IRC-channel i hang in for quite a long time now, stayed at my f...

Sun, 01 Oct 2006, "10 years anniversary!"
approximately on the 1st of october 1996 i attended my first lecture at the university of applied science in hagenberg. bes...

Wed, 13 Sep 2006, "MSc!"
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Sun, 27 Aug 2006, "taking pics of lilo..."
since i got this really great book, called "Katzen digital fotografieren" (publisher "Markt und Technik", ISBN 3-8272-4085...

Wed, 16 Aug 2006, "end of leisure time..."
today was my first working day again after 16 days of absence in the office. since my life is boring, there's not too much...

Thu, 10 Aug 2006, "fire in the hole!"
while playing halflife2 - episode1 yesterday night, i suddenly heard a big bang and the ceiling was illuminated by a bright ora...

Tue, 08 Aug 2006, "at home..."
well, nothing really worth to mention, but just to keep on writing my bLog, and since my sick leave will last for a few more days, her...

Fri, 28 Jul 2006, "1st anniversary of my bLog!"
yeah, on the 29th of july i did my first bLog-entry. but since it was not based on the date itself, but rather on the...

Thu, 27 Jul 2006, "quad-bike riding"
yesterday GangMan got a nice present from his girl- friend c-na_. she organised a quad-bike and a place to ride this thing. seve...

Tue, 25 Jul 2006, "DM04 graduation in lince"
today DM04 had their graduations in the "redouten-saele" in lince. nice event but unfortunately it was way too hot. zomb...

Wed, 12 Jul 2006, "some internal stuff..."
congratulations on your MSc exam, zombiequeen! also congrats to all the other students that passed their final exam and ar...

Wed, 21 Jun 2006, "delivery of various purchased things"
today y2uk came and brought some stuff i ordered at eBay. since it saves a lot of post and package costs, an...

Sat, 17 Jun 2006, "helnwein exhibition, part 2."
as already boringly logged in this bLog-entry, some friends from hagenberg and i went to the helnwein exhibition at ...

Tue, 13 Jun 2006, "queen chestburster plush replica (life-sized)"
yahoooo! today my little plush chestburster which i purchased by an eBay auction arrived. the repli...

Sat, 10 Jun 2006, "close"
oh yes. i've seen it. i've been looking at it. i've been staring at it. i've been glaring at it. and i've been gazing at it. i was standing...

Thu, 25 May 2006, "hagenberg beach masters 2006"
today the hagenberg beach masters 2006 took place. so zombiequeen and i drove to hagenberg to have a quick look at w...

Sat, 20 May 2006, "some girl, camels and friends from hagenberg"
all right, once again a colourful(!), exciting(!!),and breath-taking(!!!) story will interrupt the b...

Wed, 17 May 2006, "sigma lens"
oh well... seems this will be another tech-entry to my bLog. this time it's about the sigma lens i got today, delivered by the postman...

Sun, 07 May 2006, "Urfahraner fun fair"
Well, two times a year the urfahraner fun fair takes place at the danube's riverside. this means lots of people, fewer parkin...