Japan, Nuclear Apocalypse, and the Press

Like so many others, we have spent the weekend glued to our televisions, constantly checking twitter and news websites for the latest information on the situation in Japan. Even the first pictures that the BBC

Golfing in Switzerland – Online shopping – A Review

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We took up golf last year – by which I mean the kids and I took up golf. Husband has been playing for a couple of years. Last year we headed over to Signal de

Present ideas for Mothers Day

I know, we still have time, but if you want to be organised and order online you really need to do so this week. Shopping in Geneva is no great shakes, unless you are looking

Shall we take a trip to the asylum to laugh at the loons?

This used to be a popular past-time. Bearded ladies, people with special needs were shown as “circus acts” for others to ridicule. Thank goodness society has moved on and we now treat mentally ill people

Royal Wedding Souvenirs and the KateandWillSmug competition

Hotting up here Chez Lindt, in the run up to the Royal Ripp-Off Wedding. Have you already bought your Royal Wedding tat for the KateandWillSmug Competition? If not, here is a great website to help you source

American Triangle – A Short Story

Our assignment for this month’s Writers’ Workshop was to write a short story, based on the lyrics of a song, using the words of the song as our title, and the lyrics as the plot.

Feverish Child – What To Do?

First. Don’t panic. The first time that my daughter had a high temperature, she was only 12 weeks old. We hotfooted it to A&E as it was clear that she was quite ill, she was

Tips for being a Welcome House Guest

When you live in a beautiful part of the world, you do tend to get more guests than if you were a resident of Milton Keynes. (Not that I am casting aspersions on Milton Keynes,

Chateaux Chillon

Here are some pics of Chateaux de Chillon, near Montreaux. It is, according to their website, the most visited historical monument in Switzerland. The weather was sadly not great today, cloudy and overcast so the

Man cleared of rape, because of “mistake identity”

The only newspaper currently reporting this story is the The Daily Mail. I sincerely hope that other newspapers pick up on this story in the coming days. It is almost impossible to believe. Haydor Khan was