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This will explain my absence...

Heading off tomorrow!! :D Very,very excited! But I really need to get on with packing than sitting here blogging about ‘Crazy Rich Asians’! So it’s off to Paris for the first day (getting back on top with my brilliant français skills! 359 more words

Using the principles of history

Today is the 1st of August, the national day of Switzerland. And as it happens on a day focused on specific events in history, in many of the speeches some appeal is made to history. 597 more words


#815 Switzerland 14/07/21

On July 20 I received this very nice cover from Switzerland, thank you Vural! It was posted in Geuensee on July 21, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the “Mushrooms”-set, which was issued on March 6, 2014. 33 more words


La Fête Nationale

Did you know that today is Swiss National Day?

This means it is a national holiday and everything is closed in preparation for the festivities tonight (well, not entirely true, some towns celebrated last night and are nursing their hangovers today)! 720 more words


Switzerland - a picture postcard

After Paris, our tour took us to Switzerland. I’m the first to admit that I wasn’t overly fussed about going to Switzerland – it was at the bottom of my list of places to go, but I wanted to go everywhere else on the tour so I figured a couple of days wouldn’t hurt. 170 more words

Spirit Of Europe

Foodie Friday: Served Forth

On Monday we asked the seemingly innocuous question, “If great travel writing is people writing, what is writing that has people and places and food?” We said we were stumped for an answer, but we were being coy. 1,211 more words