• Geneva

    Photogroup Workshop – Theme: Water

    When “Water” was suggested for our photography group monthly theme, it would have been easy to head down to the lake but one of our members suggested going to Choulex near Geneva ,…

  • Geneva,  Switzerland

    Filets de Pêrches

    If you go into a restaurant in Geneva area then there is a good chance that one of the dishes on the menu will be Filets de Pêrches – fillet of perch. After…

  • Geneva,  Switzerland

    Schools in Geneva

    One of the most important issues when expats move to a new country is schooling. You can out up with a less than stunning kitchen (and you often have to here) or a…

  • Geneva

    Snow in Geneva

    Remember the photos that I posted this morning? Look how much more snow we have had since then. It has not stopped snowing all day.

  • Geneva

    La Plage Publique des Eaux-Vives

    Driving around Geneva recently, I kept seeing these wonderful posters, reminiscent of the Côte d’Azur in the 1950s.  I was unaware that there was a beach at Eaux-Vives, knowing only the little beach at Baby…

  • Geneva,  Switzerland

    Fète de Genève

    We went to the Fête de Genève today, a massive carnival that runs right around the lakeside. Geneva is busy busy busy, lots of tourists come especially for the Fête, and this years…

  • Geneva,  Switzerland

    Escalade and Marmite pots

    Geneva celebrates the Escalade each December to commemorate the defeat of the troops sent by Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy in the night of 11/12 December 1602. During that fateful night the…

  • Geneva,  Switzerland

    Baby Plage

    We visited the fabulous Baby Plage today, the kids had a great time. The playarea is made of tyres and is not a typical Swiss play area. You do have to be careful…