There is a recycling bin for coffee capsules in Carouge
The Swiss customs officers were aghast this week to discover Belgian chocolates in the luggage of a Geordie lass. It is well known that the Swiss do not allow foreign chocs to be i[...]
... endlich! In Germany the wobbling of the first tooth tends to coincide with the start of school, so it is an important rite of passage. They call the pre-schoolers the "Die Wack[...]
I am so proud of myself. I just made an appointment with the paediatrician for Catriona. Not a big deal, I hear you say. The receptionist spoke no English and no German. I had to s[...]
Or do the Swiss celebrate Halloween?Well, I don't know about the rest of Switzerland but here in our village we certainly do. In typical Swiss fashion a list went around the school[...]
I had an appointment to see the headteacher of the local school on the Friday after we arrived and she told me that the kids could start school right away. Not even a week after ou[...]
The Swiss adventures of our family began in September 2008 when we moved to a small village near Geneva.On 22nd September the removal lorry arrived and started to pack our worldly[...]
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