Monthly Archives: January 2012

Preparing for the trip

E-Ticket for the flight: check. Confirmation of payment: check. Visa confirmation: check. Together with my driver’s license translation and my passport, earplugs and an inflatable pillow, this stuff is now hidden in plain sight in my room, so I won’t … Continue reading

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Winter: 1 – everyone else: 0

This usually is one of the busiest north-south connections in Tirol, Fernpassbundesstrasse, leading from Füssen in Germany to Nassereith and on to Innsbruck. It was closed yesterday morning due to high avalanche risk, and was reopened this morning. The only … Continue reading

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It’s cookie time!

In December, there were two cookie baking sessions happening at my place. This is – approximately – what we used: 2.5 kilograms of flour 0.75 kilograms of sugar (and vanilla sugar) 0.8 kilograms of chocolate 0.5 kilograms of almonds Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Winter: 1 – Me: 0

There is a GeoCache not too far from my parents’ place back in Tyrol (cache on It is located at Frauensee, a lake some way up a mountain. Hiking there takes about 1 hour in Summer. I hiked up … Continue reading

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Recap: Skiing at Stuhleck

So last Sunday, January 8th, Georg and me went skiing. Kira, a CS friend of ours, had posted on the Vienna Group that she wanted to go, and we immediately decided to join her. At the weekly meeting on Thursday … Continue reading

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Estimated semester result

In order to have more time to study, I will take the first attempt on the big Maths exam only in March, and because I did not pass the first attempt, I will have to try again on the exam … Continue reading

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Finally: Skiing!

Thanks to Kira, I will finally make it to my first day on skis this season. She suggested to go to Semmering on Sunday, and so we will do. It will be Kira (a snowboarding beginner), me (pretty good skier), … Continue reading

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