Category: Vienna

Hochzeitstorte

Das ist sogar für Richard Lugner ungewöhnlich: Ein unbekannter Mann hat am Mittwochvormittag in der “Aida” in der Lugner City während der Begutachtung der Torte für die Hochzeit mit Cathy Schmitz alias “Spatzi” am 13. September der Miniatur-Braut aus Marzipan wortlos den Kopf abgebissen und aufgegessen....

Object of desire

About 120,000 people in colorful clothes took part in Vienna’s annual Rainbow Parade on Saturday to call for equal rights for gays, lesbians and transvestites. I must add that to be transvestite does not necessarily mean to be homosexual. Some transvestites are fascinated with women’s clothes...

Vienna, Vienna!

Whenever pink morning light transits to yellow of midday, and wind blowing from Schmelz stops bringing meditative tunes of kukus bird, I start my everyday journey. Mirror in my small flat is the gateway. I step behind it and as invisible clot of energy roll outside....

Sweat and Tears

  Alfred Gusenbauer, the tenth chancellor in the history of the Second Austrian Republic, will be remembered for his short time in that position. Gusenbauer has been Chancellor for 545 days. With an early general election likely to be held by the end of September, he...

Cold Vienna

Unbelievable, but it was so cold in Vienna, I never expected it may be so. I felt lonely and isolated, I knew almost nobody in the city, and was not sure, what every new day would bring me. Sometimes I wonder, what is the engine that...