Category Archives: Ramblings

Journey’s End – A Goodbye To Perfumeland

My dear Readers, this will be my last post for the forseeable future. I am putting Olfactoria’s Travels on hiatus, if it will be a permanent one, only time can tell. Let me explain. Five years ago, on October 30 … Continue reading

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Mansur Gavriel Backpack And Nothing Much Else To Say…

Hello my dear readers, I have been silent again for a while, and the reason for that is mostly that I don’t feel I have anything to say. It is not a good feeling but definitely one powerful enough to … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day – Paul’s First Communion, May 14th, 2015

Yesterday we celebrated my older son Paul’s First Communion together with his class in the Canisiuskirche in Vienna. The weather was not what we’d hoped for, but other that that it was a really beautiful day. The kids were lovely … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

I have to apologize, there is no scarf post today. I still wanted to check in with you and wish you a good Holiday. I hope you have good time! I’ll see you on Monday for a Monday Question for … Continue reading

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Oh No, It’s Monday!

Back from London with a stomach bug. Sorry, I’m out of commission today.  I’ll leave you with this photo taken from my balcony this morning. I’d like to be on that plane. 🙂 See you soon…. B x

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Inside The Snowglobe

In the country… It has been snowing for hours. Soft, glittering snowflakes. It feels like being inside a snowglobe. Beauty is everywhere tonight.

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Sunrise Over Vienna

Just a short note today – I wanted to share the amazing light we saw on our way to school this morning. Have a great day!

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Happy New Year 2015!

Another year is about to begin and it will be a significant one for me: the year I will turn forty. Aside from me getting on in years, what will it bring in terms of the blog? I am not … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Thank you for sticking with me and my contributing friends here on OT over the past year. I appreciate you all so much more than you could ever know. Have a wonderful time with friends and family! See you soon! … Continue reading

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Updates, Christmas-y And Otherwise

I’m sitting in a hospital bed right now, typing this on my phone. My older son had his tonsils removed today and thankfully by now we are both okay and smiling again. We are stuck here for another couple of … Continue reading

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