Always a good idea. (Even when a thunderstorm is brewing.)
Archives for May 2012
P. is leaving the banks of the Danube for England’s green and pleasant land in less time than it takes to cycle to Vienna (bad taste joke?) Yesterday we cycled to Walhalla in scorching sun, returning in a thunderstorm of Sound of Music-esque proportions, emerging sopping wet and bright-eyed onto the sunny-once-more main street of […]
(my first ever) ferris wheel ride overlooking the old town, fresh fruit at the market, intricate cathedral details, patio dinner parties for two, chance encounters at the freibad, fresh flowers, hidden cemetries…. I think these photographs capture the essence of this little east bavarian city more than any i’ve taken all year. thank you priya. […]
Priya arrived in Regensburg on Thursday evening, bringing her laidback charm and sense of adventure in tow, and after that there was no looking back. We were spontaneously invited to asparagus/homemade wine parties with my (very friendly) neighbours where Piers was practically bottle-fed whiskey by a Czech lady enamoured with him (causing him to spill […]
Please can I wear my Dirndl every day for the rest of my life?
Menu: tomato/avocado/mozarella salad to begin, then salmon with spinach leaves and roasted vegetables followed by Schokoladeneis mit Himbeeren (and the chocolate wafers one guest so kindly brought along.) Location: one exceedingly lovely Altstadt balcony. Guests: Piers, Emmy, Zach, Nicholas, Lulu and a surprise guest star in six-year-old Moritz who proved himself a veritable wonder where […]
Emmy stayed three nights in Regensburg this weekend, infiltrated the place like a local and I would not be exaggerating if I said it was one of the best weekends ever. I will be smiling (and reminiscing) about it for weeks. P.S. Yes, that is Walhalla. A place we love almost as much as each other […]
Right beside the Danube (what could be better? Regensburg would be nothing without the Danube) and complete with: unassuming herbaceous border space to park your bicycle unobscured view of the cathedral spires plentiful people-watching opportunities close proximity to P’s favourite cake shop and my favourite Eisdiele island location and the warm summer breeze around one’s […]
…than mango ice cream from the island ice cream parlour (with an extra Kugel free thanks to the sweet boy serving) and a night-time Danube stroll on a balmy bank holiday evening. Nothing better.