A dose of time travel

A dose of time travel

Medieval festival, an unconventional workout and an electric fence. Week 7. 7th – 13th July Why I love my team Saturday was a case in point of why I love my team, and their wild spontaneity. I woke up to a text from Max asking if I wanted to join them on a trip...
Oh Vienna

Oh Vienna

A grand library, new friends and 383 billion seconds. Week 6. 30th June – 6th July It’s been another whirlwind of a week – this time mostly in Vienna. Part of being an EVS volunteer includes arrival training, which is in Austria’s capital of Vienna. The training...
Throwing myself into the unknown

Throwing myself into the unknown

Flying Fox and a Quest for a Bicycle Week 5. 23rd – 29th June It was a cracker of a weekend, full of fresh air, adventure, a good dose of adrenaline and a flying fox. One of the biggest changes that I’ve had to accommodate into life in Austria, is to let go of...
Smoking with the kids

Smoking with the kids

Kangaroo-dog, cloudberries and a road trip. Week 4. 16th – 22nd June My weekend followed the theme of previous weekends – predominantly nature, which I am loving. It involved a long ramble up the Lasaberg, a hill just outside my front door, and a hike in...
Fresh air in my lungs

Fresh air in my lungs

Untrammelled land, positive thoughts and the Sound of Music. Week 3. 9th – 15th June It was a busy week (as they are all turning out to be!) I spent my days in the office, a combination of reading, writing and odd jobs, such as creating an inventory for the...