I'm being a bit cheeky and writing this post on Friday night. I have a feeling that this weekend isn't going to leave any time for blog posting because... this weekend is/was the Vienna Doctor's Ball. Yep, a true proper, franzy-schmanzy, ball-gown wearing, orchestra-playing, waltz-dancing Ball! I'm sure there'll be a post coming about said Ball, but for now I thought I'd show you some pictures I took in the Vienna Forest last week.
I had a meeting in Vienna on Wednesday and rather than flying back to Berlin only to return to Vienna on Friday night I was lucky enough to be able to work from "home" for Thursday and Friday. Although working from home did involve some work, I also managed to get out for a long and delightful walk in the forest. The snow had just stopped falling and I had the tracks mostly to myself, save for a few dogs and their owners. It was really the best way to reconnect with the beauty of winter after feeling so gloomy about the grey clouds and drizzle that have been hanging over Berlin for weeks. Plus, I've decided that snow is really quite wonderful, as long as you are just "visiting" and not living amongst it for months. How are all you northern hemisphere people feeling about winter at the end of January? Ready for a bit of warmth yet or happy for the snow to stay?