Downright Me

A crafter's journal



Short Sleeved Sweater

Another example of creating by doing - an A line top develops into a short sleeved sweater


Furniture Socks

How to keep your furniture’s feet cozy and quiet

Change is coming!

Dear friends, I have decided to change my blogging format. In the future my photography related blog will now be found here: Simulacrum - out in left field. Click on the name to get redirected. On Simulacrum I will share my newest pictures as... Continue Reading →

Turn new into old

Last month I took some pictures at the Sechseläuten in Zürich. It is a parade of the guilds in historical costumes. I liked the colorful clothes but in the end I wanted to do something different with the pictures. I thought it... Continue Reading →

Hear it roar

Have you ever been to the Rhine Falls? It is Europe's largest waterfall and therefore a mayor tourist attraction. Two weeks ago we decided to pay them a visit. We walked all the way down to the river. Mai is a... Continue Reading →

Twilight Zone

Off all the places in Zurich one keeps fascinating me so much that I find myself stopping by there on a regular basis. It is the Escher Wyss Platz. There is a bridge that crosses the river with tram tracks underneath, running... Continue Reading →

Step up to a new challenge

Read all about my experience with the Coursera Course "Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR"

Confession of a Lake Lover

Knitted Knockers

I just finished my first pair of knitted knockers and I want to continue knitting more in all sizes. How did I get this idea? Since we moved to Zürich I am looking for ways to keep myself busy. So... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑


crochet crafts and patterns - Made in Austria

Destination Humanity

Chasing big dreams one photo at a time

More 2 Explore

Get Out & Go


a torrent of photos/a drip of words

John Wreford Photographer

Words and Pictures from the Middle East & Balkans