Category Archive: Out of the box

Floppy bunny ears

Easter is approaching. Currently, lots of people are busy dyeing eggs, filling and decorating baskets and thinking about the perfect hiding spots for their children’s Easter presents.

A day in the life of Ms Cat

Working home office-based, I always have my cats arround me who are more than happy to help. To give you a brief overview on how a typical office day in the life of… Continue reading

Witches’ cauldron

My tea-pot sometimes looks like out of a fairy tale in which witches boil some herbs and plants in a pot.


I like the smell of libraries. Thousands of books collected in a huge room of knowledge: stories, pictures, illustrations, facts and data rigorously archived side by side. Are libraries threatened with extinction?

Spring is close

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”… “It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…” ― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

Cloves and pepper in my coffee

Last week, I met a friend to visit some museums and art galleries in Vienna. To hang out and chat a bit more, we went to a Café. Vienna is well-known for its… Continue reading

Spice up your life

Slowly, the sun is finding her way back to Vienna sending first little hints for spring. Still packed in warm jackets, one can start now to drink the coffee outside again. Soon, the Naschmarkt, a market place… Continue reading

Street thirds

Strolling through the streets, we usually pay little attention to the street and ground we are actually walking on. We pass road works, abandoned places, we walk on different structures, some walls are old… Continue reading

Video killed the radio star

I have a fable for vintage radios. They simply are stylish, the sound is still amazing, but the best of course is the “magic eye”.

Even my tea is longing for spring

I love winter, though at some point I start longing for spring time with all its blossoms, flowers and colors. It is the time of the year, when I prepare my seeds for tomatoes,… Continue reading