Yesterday I was told that a Danish man opened a candy store in the 19th district called Candymeister, where he sells a lot of Scandinavian candy in loose weight. About half an hour later I was on my way there. It was awesome – some 300 different sweets to choose between. I was also surprised not to get ripped off, seeing as all the stuff (or most of it) is imported from Denmark and Sweden. The store is easy to find right on Döblinger Hauptstrasse where the 37 tram goes past, there is a stop right outside his door, actually.
I ended up with loads of salty liquorish, and some sour stuff. HEAVEN! My Saturday treat was sorted.
Now that spring is here, it is high season for running groups to start up. A lot of then are even free of charge, which I find really great.
I really like this rooftop, that’s just by the subway stop at Spittelau. In the evening, they light up in the dark, so they look like space jellyfish or something.. in the daytime they just look like sea shells.
I was passing this the other day, and I found it so cute somehow. It’s a little archway, a walkway under a building complex, and then as soon as you get down the stairs you can see a whole little world in there, with a nice quiet street. It looks like very safe and comfortable suburbia.
Seeing as I had seen this in my hood, and it was also recommended by a reader, I decided that I needed to check this place out. I went there to make sure I got some awesome Krapfen for my other half, seeing as I ate most of those that I got at Spar this morning… ahem. Super cute bakery, very funky, and even though they didn’t have a huge selection, those things that they did have looked to die for. yum.
So today is Fashingsdienstag. Or, fat tuesday as the English speakers may relate to. I’ve celebrated it thoroughly with many Krapfen today.. this is a vanilla-filled one. No need for lunch, I guess…
Later on today, many people will dress up and go out partying, as is common here. I’ve always found it very – eh, risking sounding very old here, but – inconvenient, to have a celebration in the middle of the week when I have to get up early also on Wednesday to go to work. Yah…
Zooming past this one in the 19th district. Looks really nice! AND they take all insurances..