All posts tagged Swiss

May 4, 2013, 11 Comments

Headache pills and indigestion tablets. Expensive enough to cause the problem rather than cure it.

Wankdorf entrance

What the Swiss get up to when they go to Wankdorf.

March 31, 2010, 4 Comments

It’s my favourite place-name in the whole of Bern. Wankdorf. What a great name for English speakers to laugh about; it’s almost too good to b ...

Swiss B&B refuses to let a gay couple stay

March 22, 2010, 2 Comments

What a difference a verb makes! There was a story on BBC Online yesterday about a gay couple who had booked a room at the Swiss B&B in Cookham, Be ...

All you need to know about Switzerland: elections

March 21, 2010, 2 Comments

Public spaces and squares all across Bern are currently hosting a new form of street furniture: large metal stands, each shaped like a capital A and p ...

  • From first line to last word
    February 5, 2010, No comments

    Two years ago I went to Geneva for my first writers’ conference for two days of workshops, brainstorming, networking and chatting. In one of those workshops I wrote down a […]