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 – 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.
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 – 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.
HAUTE-SAVOIE, France – This is as bio (organic) as it gets: pesticide-free bananas —so much so, that they were delivered along with the world’s most venomous spider!
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – We will soon be saying goodbye to the season formerly known as summer, but in Sicily it will be summer for a while. With this in mind, imagine having access to your own sunny, lovely Italian casa for just 1Euro.
WARNING: I rarely feel the need to alert readers to explicit content. But some may find the topic distasteful. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The identity of the Swiss parliament secretary who posted hundreds of naked “selfies” on Twitter has been revealed in international media, pointing to the fact that she is a hard-core porn actress in her off-time.