This is not an alternative fact, or a cleverly timed WikiLeaks allegation, this is a story as it happened to me. Sister (Joni) Sledge has died. Why is that important? One, because she was much too young to die, and yet another in a trend of much-too-early deaths in recent months. And two, because her…
GENEVA — Deville, a late-night TV comedy show airing in the German-speaking region of Switzerland has produced an acidic, tongue-in-cheek video poking fun not only at Donald Trump but at “Swissisms” such as anti-EU sentiments, corrupt banking, infringed women’s rights, assisted suicide and racism.
GENEVA – Several online outlets today point at a bizarre video shot in the premises of CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, whose lab in canton Geneva carries out high-energy physics research. The video, which CERN officials say was shot “without official permission or knowledge”, also raises questions of security in the premises late at…
GENEVA – When Vinze Berardy set himself to go shopping for his small business at the Manor supermarket in Sion, he never imagined he’d find a plate full of fresh fruit that would make him famous. It wasn’t just the fruit though… but the message next to it:
GENEVA, Switzerland – Is it art, meditation, group experimental performance art or a really cool massive sleep-y festival? I am not sure, but if “bring your own pillow and sleeping bag” is any indication, this sleep concert / nuit sonorisée is a first for Geneva.
GENEVA – Open-minded artists and scientists collide at the world’s largest hadron lab fusion of arts and science .
GENEVA – The last job on my Sunday chores list involved repairing one of the original interior doors in our circa 1913 Geneva flat. I say circa, because that is the date stamped on the abutting building of identical construction to ours.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Geneva’s police and security councilor, Pierre Maudet has slammed the vandals that scrawled slogans and graffiti on several historical buildings, monuments and businesses in the city centre, causing tens of thousands of francs in damages.
MONTREUX – A story in the Travel section of The Telegraph gently reminded me that we are fortunate to live in a land filled with some of the most incredible fantasy-inspiring castles.
GERMANY – A Swiss farmer has won the title of Master Pumpkin Grower after producing an 850kg monster pumpkin, considered the largest in Europe.
GENEVA, Switzerland – After a three-month writing hiatus, All About Geneva is back… at least, for now. Since I began blogging six years ago many new English-language websites have sprouted in Geneva. Several of them offering daily Swiss news; others, musings, resources and events. Many of them do a pretty good job at keeping the community informed. My voice…
GENEVA, Switzerland – A total eclipse of the heart Sun takes place this Friday 20 March when the Moon transits over the Sun peaking at around 10:30 local time.