This time of the year…

It is this time of the year again where Vienna’s ice-cream parlours have put their shutters down for their customary winter break… … while, early in the morning, the leaves on the trees and bushes are already¬†covered by the icy dabs of frost… … and it seems as if the morning mist was swallowing theContinue reading “This time of the year…”

Lit Knit 5: “Poets and their Companions” by Joseph von Eichendorff

Believe it or not, I finally wrote a post in our Lit Knit series which is NOT about Terry Pratchett! So, here goes… The author: Joseph von Eichendorff (1788-1857) was one of the most important writers of German Romanticism. Having been born only 1788, however, meant that he wrote his earliest works at a timeContinue reading “Lit Knit 5: “Poets and their Companions” by Joseph von Eichendorff”