Archiv der Kategorie: Paddy

Crossing Europe without Peter

Another first time: the Crossing Europe Film Festival ended yesterday, the first Crossing Europe ever without Peter. Although the involvement of our entire household last year became a bit intense in the end, Peter and I had worked for Crossing … Weiterlesen

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Changing Spaces – Reprise

By chance, on the day that Paddy was to drive our car to Vienna to move his things into his new flat in Vienna, we were woken very early by the postman, who delivered a very large box addressed to … Weiterlesen

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Family Crossing Europe

The Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz ended yesterday, and looking at my work calendar (and my bank account), there are other things I should be doing right now, but somehow I don’t feel quite ready to rejoin the rest of … Weiterlesen

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Are we there yet?

Monday, 29 June 2009, late afternoon: Frazzled Mother: Are you sure the suitcase isn’t under your bed? Officially Mature Younger Son: Yes. (Frazzled Mother pushes rugs out of the way, starts pulling dusty suitcases and bedding in plastic cases out … Weiterlesen

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Pictures at an Exhibition

pic00044.jpg Originally uploaded by aderieg The beginning of the end of school started Thursday evening with the opening of an exhibition. Christopher, Paddy, Ernest (who belongs to our extended household) and five girls that I unfortunately don’t know very well, … Weiterlesen

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Queen Paddy

QueenPaddy1.jpg Originally uploaded by aderieg Last Friday was the school ball for this year’s graduating classes. Since Christopher, Paddy, Seth, Sascha and several other people we love will graduate this year (barring any major disasters), Peter and I wanted to … Weiterlesen

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April is the cruelest month

„April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land“T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Spring has always been a stressful time for us. Since Peter always needs to have instruments ready to show at the international early music … Weiterlesen

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Some days are like that

Some days are like that. Some weeks even, and in this case maybe even the whole month. Maybe it was the extra day that threw everything off. In any case, I have the feeling now that I’m not quite sure … Weiterlesen

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Sweet Sixteen

Paddy on the guitarOriginally uploaded by aderieg As of yesterday, 19 February 2008, Patrick would now be old enough to get a driver’s license, if we lived in the US. Since we live in Austria, he is now legally permitted … Weiterlesen

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Simultaneous rewind and fast forward

A few weeks ago, Paddy suddenly decided to play the guitar. This was a mildly surprising new development, but that’s the way Paddy does things. He just does. With guitars lying around the house readily available, his cello background, his … Weiterlesen

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