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What to do in Ballenberg?

Open-air museum. Or a little village museum. Something absolutely special – Ballenberg.

More than 100 houses from all around the Switzerland were collected in one place. 926 more words

Berner Oberland

An open letter

I sit silently upon our bed
the clock ticking in the corner of our room,
birds twittering to the melody of a late summer evening… 144 more words


Rose Tremain: from Restoration to the Gustav Sonata

I first discovered the writing of Rose Tremain, when I joined Waterstone’s in Bath as a bookseller in 1989 and was given her novel ‘Restoration’. Her attention to detail and sharp wit drew me in immediately: her tale of anti-hero, physician and rogue Robert Merivel, courtier to Charles 11, was a tour de force. 540 more words

Literary Fiction

Reminder of the day

Until the really “great” stuff comes along, do the not-so-great stuff.

The not-so-great stuff always leads to the great stuff.

Whereas doing nothing pretty much leads to nowhere.

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Pontarlier more like GIVE ME A KISS

Yeah I don’t know what’s going on with this title but then again I don’t know what’s going on with this *country so there you have it. 596 more words

Multitasking & Pork & Black Bean Stew with Salsa Verde

After the lazy, hazy days of summer, it’s time to get down to business. With cooler air, we feel the need to move faster and stretch the time further. 1,356 more words