Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: Vienna

Suits not boots? The far right in Europe

A matinee idol is how the Vienna Review described Heinz-Christian Strache’s appearance on campaign posters in June last year.  His Freedom Party went on to win 27% of the votes … Continue reading

12 February 2011 · 8 Comments

Vienna

I spent three weeks in Vienna as a teenager in the 70s and loved it: Klimt, the Ringstrasse, Blumen stalls, Cat Stevens tapes and being puzzled that almost everyone wore … Continue reading

27 August 2010 · 1 Comment

European city doorways

We barely have these in London, but they are all over continental cities: street entrances to late C19th/early C20th apartment buildings of four or more stories. They have large double … Continue reading

30 July 2010