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The anglification of Switzerland

July 1, 2014, 22 Comments

Switzerland has four national languages but a fifth is becoming more and more obvious: English.

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When is a car not a car?

May 18, 2012, 20 Comments

When is a car not a car? When it’s in Switzerland, of course, where it’s something else completely.

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Four little films about Swissness

June 15, 2011, 5 Comments

For the past few weeks I’ve been making little video podcasts about Swissness. The very first one featured a coconut which...

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An introduction to Swinglish

July 16, 2010, 11 Comments

In my beginner’s guide to Swissness, I suggested that learning Swinglish was one way to become more Swiss, so here’s a guide to...

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A beginner’s guide to Swissness

June 4, 2010, 36 Comments

It’s the opening round of Family Fortunes (or 5Gegen5 if you’re reading this in Switzerland). The host says, “We asked 100 people to...

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