Slippery slopes

The past couple of days I spent with several of my current colleagues in a mountain hut in the Bavarian Alps. There will be some notable changes in the composition of our chair group – some influential people are leaving for good positions elsewhere, and there will soon be several new additions to our group.Continue reading “Slippery slopes”

It’s all gone!

It’s surprising to see how much two months of not blogging does to the established systems, patterns and habits in the blogger. I used to automatically archive things that I spotted in the day to day life. Like, I was creating a mental note with everything worthy of writing. It was something that came moreContinue reading “It’s all gone!”

Last night

This will be our last night spent on this trip. We had a day of absolutely godawful weather today in Carinthia. When it was dry, we scouted some areas north of the W├Ârthersee as they seemed to be good snake habitat. They were good snake habitat. They were also excellent hiking habitat. However, within fifteenContinue reading “Last night”

Slowly making our way home

After almost three weeks of living in our campervan it’s about time to return to home. However, why make it a twelve hour drive if you can split it up over a couple of days and spend some time in beautiful places along the way? This morning we drove towards Austria, Carinthia to be precise.Continue reading “Slowly making our way home”

It needs a picture

As the shortness of yesterday’s post didn’t seem to affect the number of views or the level of appreciation, I figured I could get away with another short one today. It’s my holiday after all. The golden rule seems to be: as long as there’s a pretty picture, anything goes in blog posts. Textual contentContinue reading “It needs a picture”