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Never Kiss a Swiss

Never Kiss a Swiss

Beware of internet “deals”

June 8, 2012 by Barb

I am sure that some or even most of you are registered with one of the many “deal” emails that are going around Switzerland (and the rest of the world.)… Read more…

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Planting on a full moon

May 5, 2012 by Barb

You are never too old to learn a new trick or 2, I was talking with some of my farmer lady friends this week, who were all very excited to… Read more…

Categories: Everyday Life

2 vehicles 1 licence plate – VERY handy indeed!

March 30, 2012 by Barb

There is something in Switzerland I thought I’d share with you that I think is quite unique to this country. It’s called „Wechselschilder“.   Wechselschilder are vehicle licence plates that… Read more…

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A picture’s worth 1000 words

March 29, 2012 by Barb

These were taken on March 22nd in front of my house – nb.- it was 16°C the week before, and now, 1 week later AGAIN 16°C!  

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Temperatures dropping -but that’s OK….

October 8, 2011 by Barb

Yes, he inevitable has happened. Summer has come and gone in Switzerland. What started out as a disastrous cold, wet, ucky summer turned out to have a brilliant ending with… Read more…

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Red sky at night…..

August 27, 2011 by Canuk

…now I learned this to say   …… sailor’s delight.   However, my South African friends say Shephard’s delight… which may be true that it is the original as there… Read more…

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Picture Post

August 19, 2011 by Barb

A Sunday morning walk…..early   Good Morning Sunshine.

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Picture of the day- above the rainbow

August 17, 2011 by Barb

Funny feeling today driving down my mountain, and seeing the rainbow BELOW me! Off I went to look for the pot of gold at the end! Did I find it?… Read more…

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Summer? What summer? Where’s summer?

July 22, 2011 by Barb

It’s so often the same old story. The weather is in the mid 20-’s in April and May in Switzerland, June goes down to 20 and everyone complains. Then the… Read more…

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It’s that time of year on the Swiss Countryside!

July 2, 2011 by Barb

Oh no, it’s that time of year again.   The snow has melted, the trees are in bloom. We cut our grass for the second time already, and have been… Read more…

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