A Land of Trees

„Give me a land of boughs in leaf A land of trees that stand; Where trees are fallen there is grief; I love no leafless land.“ (A.E. Housman) Weststeiermark near Stainz, Austria Advertisements

Every Leaf Speaks Bliss To Me

„Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.“ (Emily Brontë) Stainz, Austria

Red Vine I

Seiersberg, Austria

A Hundred Lovely Lakes

I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent… Weiterlesen

Busy Bee II

Stainz, Austria

The Twilight of Eternal Day

„Be near me when I fade away, To point the term of human strife, And on the low dark verge of life The twilight of eternal day.“ (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Drebber, Germany

Rooted, Like Trees

„If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.“ (Rainer Maria Rilke) near Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

Small Things Hardly Noticeable

„If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.“ (Rainer Maria Rilke) Stainz, Austria

Blooming Most Recklessly II

„Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.“ (Rainer Maria Rilke) Still my favorite meadow; the sight… Weiterlesen

Hues of Rainbow-Light

„To live in joys that once have been, To put the cold world out of sight, And deck life’s drear and barren scene With hues of rainbow-light.“ (Lewis Carroll) Southern Right Whale, Walker… Weiterlesen

A Time of Quiet Joy

„It is a time of quiet joy, the sunny morning. When the glittery dew is on the mallow weeds, each leaf holds a jewel which is beautiful if not valuable. This is no… Weiterlesen

Piaffe

This is what Lipizzans were born to do: Exceptional Lipizzan stallion Siglavy Mantua II mesmerized the audience during his farewell performance with a perfect piaffe. At that time he was already 25 years… Weiterlesen