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Pizza at Geneva Airport

After two days of meetings, I stayed the night with a good friend who lives in Lausanne and spent some time with her and her kids. 128 more words

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Manor food store, Geneva

Two days of meetings in Geneva… a gloriously sunny day, really warm, it was the perfect weather to walk around in! Except for the cobblestones, my heels and the rolling suitcase… Mais bon. 87 more words

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Avenue, St James

A Friday lunch with Alice before heading out of town… we were looking for something local but good… and ended up at Avenue on St James’ Street. 185 more words

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White Asparagus Season

It’s asparagus season! I got some white asparagus from the local market and was thinking of ways to cook it.. I had some Boursin in the fridge (one of my favourite cheeses, soft and creamy, and mixed with herbs) and some fresh walnuts sitting around… after cooking the asparagus, I drizzled it with argan oil and burger, and covered with the walnuts and Bousin… yum!

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Instant Gratification: "Goosebumps" and four other good movies to watch on streaming

Pick of the week: “Goosebumps” (Netflix) — I was pretty skeptical of a big-budget version of R.L. Stine’s quickie kiddie horror novels, but this adaptation starring Jack Black is fast-moving, funny and just the right amount of scary. 271 more words

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The mental drug we're all addicted to

I used to play computer games in High School and University – maybe I played too much. My favorite genre was adventure games, in which, I was supposed to solve puzzles, find and combine the right items, talk to fictional characters in the correct sequence, deduce their motives so that I would be able to proceed to the next step. 938 more words


Sasuke Ramen, Soho

A chilly day in London, and I’m craving ramen, but want a change from my regular place, Shoryu on Lower Regents Street. We head into Soho and discover a small ramen joint, Sasuke, that’s half full and looks pretty authentic… so in we go! 92 more words

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