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Christmas Time, Lebkuchen and Wein…

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Few places in the world are as magical as Vienna at Christmas. The lights, the markets, the Gluehwein… No snow this year, sadly, but still beautiful. I’m here until Christmas Day, when I will celebrate with family and friends before … Continue reading

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Lego City Advent Calendar 2015 – What’s Behind The Door Today?

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When I was in my final year of university, my dad came to visit from Austria. With him he brought a Kinder Surprise advent calendar – as a joke. It was a wieldy thing, the size of a DVD player, but, in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Spinning Into 2015

When I was a kid in Austria, we had a Weihnachtspyramide, or Christmas pyramid. For those not in the know, a Weihnachtspyramide is a traditional Christmas decoration with its roots in the Erzgebirge of Germany. It’s a kind of carousel … Continue reading

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GALLERY: Lego City Advent Calendar 2014

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I’m not really one for chocolate, so a Lego advent calendar struck me as being a rather fun alternative. For those of you who fancy sharing in the fun, I’ll keep you updated with a daily photo.       … Continue reading

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A Crafty Christmas

One of the biggest problems of the internet is that, amongst other things, its tendency to spoil a surprise. So before anyone points out this particular post is out of date, I can assure you it was in the making … Continue reading

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