Globi
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March 11, 2015, 7 Comments

Rivella and Röstigraben, Globi and 1291. All of them instantly recognisable.

Belle Epoque artist
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January 19, 2015, 1 Comment

In Kandersteg this week it’s no longer 2015 but over a hundred years earlier. That’s because it’s Belle Époque week.

Dreikönigskuche
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January 6, 2015, 4 Comments

Before I came to Switzerland, January 6th was the day for taking down the Christmas decorations.

Christmas 2014
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December 22, 2014, 1 Comment

Leukerbad in the snow looking towards the Matterhorn.

Advent calendar
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December 3, 2014, 1 Comment

December is here and there are just three weeks left until Christmas.

Nuclear pills
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November 20, 2014, 4 Comments

My nuclear pills arrived in the post today, courtesy of the government.

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Recent posts

Globi

10 things every Swiss person knows

March 11, 2015, 7 Comments

Rivella and Röstigraben, Globi and 1291. All of them instantly recognisable.

Belle Epoque artist

Welcome to the year 1901!

January 19, 2015, 1 Comment

In Kandersteg this week it’s no longer 2015 but over a hundred years earlier. That’s because it’s Belle Époque week.

Dreikönigskuche

Twelve nights, three kings and a cake

January 6, 2015, 4 Comments

Before I came to Switzerland, January 6th was the day for taking down the Christmas decorations.

Christmas 2014

Happy Swiss Christmas everyone

December 22, 2014, 1 Comment

Leukerbad in the snow looking towards the Matterhorn.

Advent calendar

Seven ways to prepare for a Swiss Christmas

December 3, 2014, 1 Comment

December is here and there are just three weeks left until Christmas.

Nuclear pills

In case of nuclear emergency: take a pill

November 20, 2014, 4 Comments

My nuclear pills arrived in the post today, courtesy of the government.

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