Posts Tagged: Ludwig Wittgenstein

Strange Flowers guide to Vienna, part 2

… in which we head further afield and meet Peter Altenberg and some other folk, but honestly, it’s mainly Peter Altenberg.

Strange Flowers guide to Vienna, part 2

… in which we head further afield and meet Peter Altenberg and some other folk, but honestly, it’s mainly Peter Altenberg.

All roads lead to black decay

100 years since the death of Austrian poet Georg Trakl

All roads lead to black decay

100 years since the death of Austrian poet Georg Trakl

Nearness of Death

“O the evening, reaching into the dark hamlets of childhood…”

Nearness of Death

“O the evening, reaching into the dark hamlets of childhood…”

Pearls: Ludwig Wittgenstein

“…we do not live to experience death…”

Pearls: Ludwig Wittgenstein

“…we do not live to experience death…”

The house of Wittgenstein

Haus Wittgenstein is a Modernist white cube of such unornamented austerity that it’s like a splash of ice cold water after the whipped-cream architectural confections that dot central Vienna.

The house of Wittgenstein

Haus Wittgenstein is a Modernist white cube of such unornamented austerity that it’s like a splash of ice cold water after the whipped-cream architectural confections that dot central Vienna.